Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 176 headlines found
[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
[South America/Caribbean] Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil
Conclusions Hospital admissions and mortality rate for myocardial infarction were reduced in the first months after the comprehensive smoking ban law was implemented.
Oct 28, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2016 00:30
In this exclusive interview with United World, Mr. Vázquez...discusses Uruguay’s competitive advantages, as well as the landmark Uruguay v Philip Morris court case, in which the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI
Sep 28, 2016 The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35
[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?
Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
Jul 31, 2016 The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region
According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
May 18, 2016 Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control does not advocate industry exclusion from regulatory process
Demtoco is not opposed to Tobacco Control Regulations...very clear that the WHO Guidelines for the implementation of Article 5.3 are not binding. The truth is, these Guidelines do not mandate a complete exclusion of the legitimate tobacco industry.
Apr 28, 2016 Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:31
[Asia-pacific, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] de ZAYAS: How can Philip Morris sue Uruguay over its tobacco laws?
There is no justification for the existence of a privatised system of dispute settlement...It is time for the UN general assembly to convene a world conference to put human rights at the centre of the international investment regime. In this context, a bi
Nov 16, 2015 Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:21
Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law….the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana
Dec 2, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:32
Before regulations are enacted, there must be serious assessment of enforcement issues. I wonder whether these issues have been properly thought through.
Jul 19, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 19, 2013 11:19
has put its full support behind the Government's ban on smoking in public places, which will take effect today.
Jul 15, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:08