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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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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:16
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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with s
Science Direct
added May 19, 2015 15:54
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[Latin America] PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

Despite the industry's legal challenge, Uruguay this year completed its ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by implementing a new prohibition on product promotion and display at the point of sale. In addition, in September, Uruguay beca
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:38
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

To better understand this case before it goes in front of the World Bank this month, NPR's David Greene spoke with Alexandra Hall... Here are highlights from their conversation, which has been edited for clarity and length.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:10
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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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[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] Trade, Investment, and Tobacco: Philip Morris v Uruguay

The tobacco industry has commandeered international trade and investment treaties to undermine laws designed to protect societies from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. The barrage of litigation is a prime industry tactic to deter governments f
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Nov 26, 2016 02:06
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[Bolivia, Latin America, Peru] Incautan contenedores con cigarrillos de contrabando [Containers seized with smuggled cigarettes]

arrested a trailer from the border with Bolivia carrying two containers into which more than five million smuggled cigarettes were found, with an approximate value two million soles, plus candy, cell phone accessories, cleaning products, bundles of used c
Diario Uno (pe)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:50
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[Latin America, Uruguay] Philip Morris' Risk Profile Just Changed

PM benefits from easy regulatory environments in emerging markets. But if governments become more emboldened as a result of the Uruguay victory, PM will run into trouble.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2016 17:21
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