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[Latin America] The Right to Health and Free Speech: Supreme Court of Argentina Rules Against Tobacco Advertising

Judge Lorenzetti, President of the Supreme Court, wrote that restricting tobacco advertising does not infringe upon free speech because tobacco advertising is not related to the working of republican and democratic institutions. Thus, Lorenzetti says, it
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Nov 4, 2015 11:25
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] N. Korean diplomats caught trying to smuggle Cuban cigars in Brazil

It has emerged that two North Korean diplomats were recently caught trying to smuggle thousands of Cuban cigars into Brazil. The South Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo says the diplomats were caught at Viracopos International Airport late last month
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:06
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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, New Zealand] Kiwi Matthew Clarke dies in Peru after tobacco purge

A Kiwi man has died soon after taking part in a "tobacco purge" at a resort in Peru... The ritual involves drinking a tobacco tea, water, and subsequently vomiting. The same ritual recently claimed the life of Canadian Jennifer Logan.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:20
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[Caribbean, Europe, Latin America] Reynolds appeals to Supreme Court in RICO case

its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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[Chile, Latin America] The Briefcase: New tobacco law prompts BAT pullout

said Thursday it is closing its operations in Chile because of changes to the country's tobacco law. The world's No. 2 cigarette maker said it objects to changes that include banning additives, such as menthol, and adding larger warnings to cigarette pac
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2015 10:54
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[Latin America] Cigarette Maker to Cut Chile Operations as Congress Debates Tobacco Law

The Chilean unit of British American Tobacco said it would shut some operations in Chile and seek damages for infringement of its rights after the Congress voted to force cigarettes to be sold with plain generic packaging and to ban flavorings.
Morningstar
added Jul 10, 2015 10:08
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Tobacco & Human Rights in Latin America

An article written by ASH Staff Attorney Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy was recently published... In failing to protect their citizens from the harms of tobacco, countries are violating international human rights laws. A suit could be filed within the Inter-Americ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:30
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: More evidence of fast benefits of smokefree law: Emergency visits for bronchospasm drop after Uruguay’s 100% law

"Effect of Uruguay's National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the robust literature showing that 100% smokefree laws have immediate health benefits that immediately r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:52
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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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