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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Smoking rises in Argentina heart attack patients as cigarettes 'among cheapest in world'

Levels of smoking are rising in heart attack patients in Argentina, according to a study. The findings coincide with a 100% increase in affordability in the last decade, which have made cigarettes among the cheapest in the world. Researchers also report
ScienceDaily
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australians report theft of computer and shirts from athletes' village

a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
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Challenges and Potential for success on the Latin American e-cigarette market ($$)

The 2016 global e-cigarette market is estimated at $9 billion and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 21.9% over the 2016-2025 period to reach a value of $53.8 billion by 2025. However, the Latin American market accounted
MarketResearch.com
added Jul 27, 2016 13:20
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS SÀRL, PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. y ABAL HERMANOS S.A. (LAS DEMANDANTES) y REPÚBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY (LA DEMANDADA) (Caso CIADI N.° ARB/10/7): LAUDO (PDF) (250pp)

Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:50
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[Latin America, Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenges

"This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:35
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[Central America, Latin America] Marijuana Smoking on the Rise in Costa Rica High Schools

Cannabis has overtaken tobacco as one of the recreational substances of choice among high school students in Costa Rica. Such was the conclusion reached by the Institute on Liquor and Substance Abuse Research (Spanish acronym: IAFA) following its Fourth
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:34
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[Caribbean, Europe, Latin America] Reynolds appeals to Supreme Court in RICO case

its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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The Enduring Effects of Smoking in Latin America

Unless innovations in the detection and treatment of chronic diseases are introduced soon, continued gains in adult survival in Latin America and the Caribbean region may slow down considerably.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09
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[Latin America] World No Tobacco Day helps people consider quitting, research says

Researchers from the Informatics Program at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitored news promoting the stopping of smoking in seven Latin American countries.
Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2012 07:36
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