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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Brazil, Latin America] Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol

Teens who are struggling with mental health disorders are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and use marijuana, a new Brazilian study suggests. Researchers reviewed self-reported data from more than 4,000 high school students in Sao Paulo. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2016 04:32
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[Brazil, Latin America] High schoolers with mental health issues more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, marijuana

respondents with clinically significant scores on a behavioral screening questionnaire were more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana in the past month compared to those without symptoms. The study is among the first to highlight the link between
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 4, 2016 11:09
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ROMEO-STUPPY: Tobacco Industry Marketing: A Violation of Human Rights in Latin America ($$)

In addition to the staggering damage to life and health, tobacco use is a significant drain on economies and development. The United Nations Development Programme has warned that tobacco use alone costs the world one to two percent of its GDP each year.
American Bar Association
added Jun 16, 2015 11:22
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[Latin America] First physical evidence of tobacco in Mayan container

added Jan 13, 2012 00:00
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Smoking rates: Lighting up in Latin America

Nearly 3.8 billion people worldwide live in countries with some kind of anti-smoking measure.
added Jul 29, 2011 00:00
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Up in smoke - Latin America ($$)

Monocle (uk)
added Feb 20, 2011 00:00
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[Latin America] Bill Gates, Carlos Slim announce $150M for health

Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 31, 2010 00:00
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The leading players in the Latin American tobacco market include Souza Cruz, Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco Plc

Tobacco in Latin America to 2013 - a new market research report on
PR Insider (at)
added Sep 20, 2009 00:00
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[Brazil, Caribbean, Latin America, Portugal, Spain] World No-Tobacco Day in LAC: RIACT Launched

The Temas Blog
added Jun 3, 2007 00:00
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