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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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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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[Caribbean, Guyana, Latin America] Higher taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade

British American Tobacco Caribbean Senior External Affairs Manager, Cesar Agurcia, addressing the conference at the Marriott Hotel...said Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad alone are responsible for US$300M of illegal inter-country trade in illicit cigarettes.
Guyana Chronicle (gy)
added Jul 1, 2017 20:53
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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

countries should adopt and effectively implement policies that prohibit the use of tobacco product flavorings, prohibit the use of misleading packaging and labeling, and prohibit all forms of direct and indirect advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, in
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:47
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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America

examined cigarette retailers within a radius of 100 -250 meters around schools in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, and their sale and promotion of flavored cigarettes. The results show that cigarette packs carrying flavor descriptors were freq
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:27
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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] 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] 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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