Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 167 headlines found
[South America/Caribbean] Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]
Overall, compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future single presentation requirements could expand to include packs in more than one stick count and packaging type.
Apr 17, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2017 22:22
[South America/Caribbean] Philip Morris International PM Brazil is proud to support the Center for Digital Inclusion
in bringing technology solutions that help inspire learning in schools in tobacco growing regions. Thank you Comitê Para Democratização da Informática de Santa Catarina for offering...
Apr 11, 2017 LinkedIn
added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
The re-election measure would apply to future presidents and Cartes, a soft-drink and tobacco mogul elected to a five-year term in 2013.
Apr 2, 2017 Reuters
added Apr 2, 2017 20:01
The tribe's members rarely smoke, Thomas added. "They mainly use cigarettes to burn these huge flies out of their skin, down there in the rainforest," he said.
Mar 17, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2017 01:23
Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser United States rules on cigar-buying. One night of rain combined with a winter chill can ruin a tobacc
Mar 7, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2017 21:17
As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Mar 4, 2017 Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks
Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Mar 1, 2017 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41
In May 2001, as Guyana’s Minister of Health, I committed to bringing a Tobacco Control Bill to Parliament. After much consultation and technical support to draft the Tobacco Bill, I was ready to introduce the Bill in 2009. The then Cabinet and President,
Jan 18, 2017 Stabroek News (gy)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Jan 11, 2017 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
Etienne, has warned about what she described as the tobacco epidemic in the Americas, including the Caribbean, saying that though the devastating health effects of tobacco use are well known, tobacco’s negative repercussions extend well beyond the obvious
Jan 11, 2017 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 11, 2017 14:06