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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[Latin America] Tobacco firms pushed AIDS agenda to protect profits

“In both Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco championed the AIDS response in order to delegitimize efforts to develop the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control,” says the paper pub
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:17
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[Latin America] The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43
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[Caribbean, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] World Cigarettes - Americas 2014

the result of ERC's extensive market research covering the Americas cigarettes market. It provides an analysis of changing consumption patterns and evolving market drivers in the cigarettes industry in the region. This report provides detailed market data
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 13:40
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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

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.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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[Latin America] Uruguay Takes a Smoke Break: The International Community is Turning its Back on Big Tobacco, One Court Case at a Time

The defeat of PMI is as symbolic as it is substantive in the effects it will have on the role of the tobacco industry in the international community. Although the court’s decision does not mean that PMI will lose all of its global influence, it continues
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)
added Aug 5, 2016 15:09
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia demand smoking ban be enforced in athletes' village after fire

The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016 organizers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes' village... "We have asked Rio 2016 to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy. Every athletes’ village in the Olympic Games should be non-
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2016 15:45
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay wins lead case against Philip Morris over strict anti-tobacco law

Uruguay won on Friday an arbitration case against US tobacco giant Philip Morris, which sued the state claiming its strict anti-tobacco law harmed the cigarette maker's business, both sides said. Philip Morris argued that Uruguay had violated terms of a b
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:42
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[Latin America] Historic Win for Global Health: Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Strong Tobacco Control Laws

Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and three-term Mayor of New York City This is a major victory for the people of Uruguay – and it shows countries everywhere that they can stand up to tobacco companies and win. Govern
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:44
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