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[South America/Caribbean] Call For Ban On Tobacco Ads, Sponsorship In The Americas

On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) is calling on countries throughout the Americas to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added May 31, 2013 02:55
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] FORRESTER: World No Smoking Day: The struggle continues

As we approach the close of the first decade of the FCTC, let us resolve to intensify our lobby for more action, including banishing smoking from our country and world.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 30, 2013 01:38
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Candidate in Paraguay Stirs Controversy With Remarks on Gay Marriage

Horacio Cartes, the tobacco magnate and front-runner for months in Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday ... comparing gay people to "monkeys" ... accusations of ... profiting from the smuggling of contraband Paraguayan-made cigarettes into neighbori
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2013 07:48
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] EDITORIAL: Ending public smoking

It is a shame that a PPP member voted against the passage of the Bill, while the rest of his peers on that side of the House abstained. Whatever flaws they claim the Bill has, the ban on public smoking is a huge step forward, and anyone interested in the
Stabroek News (gy)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:27
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] What the People Say About... Tobacco use in public places

This week on what the people say we asked the man/woman in the street about the smoking of tobacco products in public places and whether tariffs should be increased on cigarettes. Saline Jahoor, Sales Personnel
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:07
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[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...
LinkedIn
added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
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[Caribbean, Cuba, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco farmers celebrate bumper crop

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
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2017 21:17
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

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.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

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
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Smoking rises in Argentina heart attack patients as cigarettes 'among cheapest in world'

Levels of smoking are rising in heart attack patients in Argentina, according to a study. The findings coincide with a 100% increase in affordability in the last decade, which have made cigarettes among the cheapest in the world. Researchers also report
ScienceDaily
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
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