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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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[Asia-pacific, Latin America] The Pacific Alliance, a threat to tobacco control? Analysis of an “under the radar” trade pact

The PA (currently PA countries are Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), representing a market of over 200 million people, is actively engaged in exploring trade partnerships with TPP countries... Tobacco control community needs to take the offensive in mon
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:15
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[Latin America] STRATEGY AND PLAN OF ACTION TO STRENGTHEN TOBACCO CONTROL IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS 2018-2022 (PDF)

There are around 127 million smokers in the Region today. The current age-standardized prevalence of smoking among people aged 15 and over is 17.1%, with a higher prevalence in men (21.9%) than women (12.7%). However, the difference between the sexes i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:04
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Study: Tobacco Companies Are Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in Latin America; Countries Must Act to Protect Kids

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly flavored tobacco products, like menthol, mint and fruit, that appeal to kids throughout Latin America. In many cases they are selling them near schools,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:22
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[Latin America] Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognize that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society, and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry legal threats to defend st
eScholarship
added Mar 27, 2017 04:12
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[Latin America] Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry's legal threats to defend st
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2017 02:55
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[Latin America] Little Uruguay beat Big Tobacco in court, keeping the right to large, grotesque cigarette warnings

The company had demanded that either the regulations be lifted, not be applied to Philip Morris, or that Uruguay pay the company more than $20 million in damages. The tribunal instead ordered Philip Morris to pay $7 million and other costs to reimburse U
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:22
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Globally significant legal victory for public health: Uruguay wins big against Philip Morris

The Union has worked with Uruguay’s government since 2014, offering technical assistance and building capacity to strengthen policy infrastructure, evaluate policy impacts, and improve enforcement. It is now supporting development of a plain tobacco pack
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:57
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[Guyana, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Demtoco director says 'draconian' tobacco laws could shutter operations ($$)

Kirton, who told shareholders at the company’s 82nd Annual General Meeting that it has shared with the government the “industry’s position,” which includes a request “for balanced regulation that offers an opportunity for the existence of smokers and non
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Argentina, Latin America] Assessing tobacco marketing receptivity among youth: integrating point of sale marketing, cigarette package branding and branded merchandise

The marketing receptivity index was associated with important variation in smoking-related perceptions, intentions and behaviour among Argentine adolescents. Future research should determine the predictive validity and generalisability of this measure to
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:20
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