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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Latin America] Low cigarette smoking prevalence in peri-urban Peru: results from a population-based study of tobacco use by self-report and urine cotinine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our data places Peru within a previously-described pattern of smoking found in much of Latin America, favoring occasional over daily smoking and low cigarette consumption. We determine that there are not significant differences between smoking groups con
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:52
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Obituary: Yul Francisco Dorado, a visionary tobacco control leader in Latin America

Before he joined Corporate Accountability International in 2005 as Director for Latin America, he worked for Consumers International, supervising and supporting the ratification and implementation processes of the FCTC in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatema
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2016 13:03
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[Latin America] 22nd Century’s Central American Growing Program to Yield Large Quantities of Proprietary Seed Stock to Support Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Product Launches

Now nearing harvest, the specially-propagated Central American tobacco crop is expected to produce sufficient quantities of Very Low Nicotine tobacco seed stock to support 22nd Century’s increasing distribution of Very Low Nicotine (“VLN”) tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:33
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[Latin America] Smoking Blamed for 15% of Annual Deaths in Cuba

Smoking causes 13,300 deaths in Cuba every year, accounting for 15 percent of the total, official media said Monday. Another roughly 1,500 people die every year from exposure to secondhand smoke, despite detailed laws and regulations to protect non-smoke
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Dec 1, 2015 05:20
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Latin America, Mexico] Niños en la mira de la industria tabacalera (PDF)

Análisis sobre la publicidad y exhibición de productos de tabaco en los puntos de venta de América Latina como estrategia para atraer a niños, niñas y adolescentes al consumo
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón - Argentina (FIC Argentina) (ar)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:25
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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[Latin America] Chile smokes the most in the Americas, new report says

Santiago Times (cl)
added Feb 17, 2012 00:00
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[Mexico] European Commission prioritises tobacco, sacrifices global health in unhealthy trade negotiations with Latin America

The European Public Health Alliance, along with Latin American and global partners, has written today to the EU Trade Commissioner...we call on the EU to publicly change its stance, drop tobacco as an EU “Offensive Interest” in its negotiations with Merc
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added May 18, 2018 15:26
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