Headlines Tagged with Latin America — 235 headlines found
That Uruguay triumphed so completely in its litigation against Philip Morris International – the court even ordered Philip Morris to pay Uruguay's court costs – suggests packaging laws for tobacco have friends in high places.
Jul 8, 2016 Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 10, 2016 15:12
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] SMITH: Why Uruguay's David & Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters
But before you nod off, here's a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay's fight with Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects to
Jul 17, 2014 TucsonSentinel.com
added Jul 18, 2014 18:17
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, Switzerland] TEGEL: Why Uruguay's David and Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters
Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
Jul 16, 2014 GlobalPost
added Jul 16, 2014 21:57
may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Oct 6, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil
The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Aug 12, 2013 Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
There are dozens of healing centers to chose from in the Iquitos area alone... Tobacco, however, is by far the most prevalent master plant outside of ayahuasca itself....In isolated cases, however, foreigners coming to the jungle have lost their lives fo
Jul 15, 2016 Vice.com
added Jul 15, 2016 21:53
PAHO/WHO Country Representative Dr William Adu-Krow has suggested tobacco control interventions should be integrated into Guyanaâ€™s development programmes and related investment initiatives.
Jun 6, 2014 Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:58
Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
May 12, 2014 Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24
[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Alto a las Tabacaleras.org [Stop Tobacco Companies]
We are a group of civil society organizations committed to the defense and promotion of health since 2010, working on a regional project to monitor and counter the actions of the tobacco industry in four Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colomb
Nov 4, 2015 Alto a las Tabacaleras.org
added Nov 4, 2015 22:40
The 42-year-old Anguita once smoked two or three packs of cigarettes a day — until, 17 years ago, he decided to give up smoking and start running. Since exercise helps him keep away from tobacco, he hopes it can do the same for others.
Jan 3, 2015 WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:53