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[Latin America] Brazil launches first regional tobacco industry observatory

launched the first of five planned regional centres that will collect and share information about tobacco industry strategies to undermine tobacco control. Known as an online observatory, the centre is a partnership of the Government of Brazil and the I
Asian Tribune
added Apr 19, 2016 13:00
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco consumption declines moderately in Peru

Euromonitor International released a comprehensive report finding that volume sales of cigarettes in Peru declined moderately in 2013, an scenario explained by three main factors. Firstly, improved enforcement of the Peruvian law determined that consume
Andina (Peru News Agency) (pe)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:52
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[Latin America] Countries should speed adoption of laws to control tobacco epidemic and prevent 1 million deaths per year

The Report on Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas 2013, launched today, summarizes progress in the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first international public health treaty, which entered into force
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:29
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[Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela] Tobacco smoking in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA study

Tob Control doi:10.1136/tc.2009.031666
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2010 00:00
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[Argentina, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Cigarettes prices hiked by 40 percent

The national government increased taxes on cigarettes, which means they will now cost up to 40 percent more, according to tobacco companies estimates. The measure will benefit tobacco-producing companies who get most of the tax collection from cigarettes
Buenos Aires Herald (ar)
added May 9, 2016 13:54
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[Argentina, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Argentine increases tax on tobacco companies to 75 pct.

Argentine government on Monday made official a 60 to 75 percent tax hike on the manufacture of tobacco products via the publication of a decree in the Official Bulletin. The funds collected with the tax increase will allow ... and greater coverage of exp
Fox News
added May 2, 2016 19:11
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[Latin America] Uruguayan Vendors Say Tobacco Tax About Revenue, Not Health

Uruguayan storeowners believe that a recent hike in the tax on tobacco products to 15.5 percent is aimed more at boosting government revenue than at reducing the number of smokers, trade association head Claudio Orrego told EFE.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:13
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[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
Alto a las Tabacaleras.org
added Nov 4, 2015 22:40
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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] China Tobacco International of Brazil invests in tobacco production in Rio Grande do Sul

CTIB was created in 2012 in partnership with US company Alliance One Brasil Exportadora de Tabacos (AOB). CTIB, a subsidiary of China Tobacco International (CTI), started operating in Brazil in 2002 and buying tobacco from Brazilian producers in 2009.
Macau Hub (mo)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:12
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] KRAYEWSKI: Uruguay’s President Lectures Americans on Cigarettes and Becoming a Bilingual Country

"In the world, 8 million people are dying from smoking" each year, Mujica said, adding, "it's murder." American tobacco company Phillip Morris is currently suing Uruguay for $2 billion at the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investmen
Reason Magazine
added May 12, 2014 19:56
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