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[Latin America] Tobacco – a threat to development

Every year, on 31 May, PAHO joins WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme for World No To
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 30, 2017 23:44
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[Latin America] Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to receive WHO World No Tobacco Day Award

The FCTC was the world's first health treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and went into effect in 2005. A legally binding accord, it commits States Parties to implementing a series of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing tobacco consumption
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2017 00:35
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[Latin America, District of Columbia] 1 June 2017. World No Tobacco Day Webinar: "Tobacco, a threat to development"

will focus on the association of tobacco use and poverty and how tobacco control measures can contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will take place on Thursday, 1st June 2017, at 11.00 am (Washington D.C. time) and it w
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 30, 2017 23:45
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[Latin America] Emerging External Influences in the Western Hemisphere: Testimony for Senate Foreign Relations Committee 10th May 2017

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade,
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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[Latin America] Emanuele Ottolenghi Testimony to Congress, May 10, 2017 (PDF)

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade...A 2016 report published by Israel’s Ministry of Health states
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:02
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus PMI

“Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International”...we have also translated the paper into Spanish and also made it available for free on the UCSF open acces
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:23
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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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[Caribbean, Latin America] Anti-Tobacco Law Key to Reducing Top Causes of Death in Guyana

Etienne said tobacco control is a good place to start to step up action against NCDs, since tobacco is overall the leading risk factor for these diseases. “We believe that tobacco taxes should be increased, tobacco packaging should feature strong warnin
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:15
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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