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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco baron battles crime 'crusader' in Paraguay vote

A tobacco baron who never even voted until a few years ago squares off against a self-described crusader against crime and corruption in presidential elections Sunday in Paraguay. The country bordering Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia is seeking a replacem
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2013 17:08
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[Latin America, Mexico, South Africa] JTI celebrates Camel centenary

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will begin celebrating Camel's the 100th anniversary in Latin America this month. Events will take place at duty-free locations such as Mexico City International airport in Dufry outlets, Cancun airport in World Duty
DFNI (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 08:54
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, India, Latin America, Russia] ARCHIVE: Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys

The first wave of GATS showed high rates of smoking in men, early initiation of smoking in women, and low quit ratios, reinforcing the view that efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation of tobacco use are needed to reduce associated morbidity
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:39
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[Latin America] Brazil establishes Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health, PALOP countries set to benefit

rtuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP) and their Latin American counterparts are set to benefit from the inauguration on Monday (25 March) of a Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health (CETAB) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:32
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[Latin America, Panama] Experts from the Americas discuss tobacco packaging and labeling regulations

Technical experts from the Americas are gathering this week in Panama to analyze the current situation, progress and challenges related to tobacco products packaging and labeling regulations, taking into consideration the Framework Agreement of WHO for T
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:43
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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Latin America's War On Tobacco, And The Toll On Local Growers

The tobacco companies have put into practice several techniques to get the most profit out of their products. PMI has sued the Uruguayan government at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, for their anti-tobacco regulations. BAT
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:28
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A Novel Evaluation of World No Tobacco Day in Latin America [FREE FULL TEXT]

This novel evaluation suggests WNTD had a significant impact on popular awareness (media trends) and individual interest (query trends) in smoking cessation.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Jun 4, 2012 11:11
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[Latin America] World No Tobacco Day helps people consider quitting, research says

Researchers from the Informatics Program at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitored news promoting the stopping of smoking in seven Latin American countries.
Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2012 07:36
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