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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[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.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2016 00:30
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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[China, South America/Caribbean] Three Arrested for Smuggling Chinese Cigarettes Into Guatemala

An Asian man has been arrested along with two Guatemalans in the capital of the Central American country after being accused of coordinating the entry of a container filled with cigarettes smuggled from China, judicial sources said.
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29
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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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[South America/Caribbean] President of Uruguay / A privileged position within the region

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
The Worldfolio (uk)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:35
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO Recognizes Uruguay For Defending Tobacco Control Policies Against Commercial Interests

today recognized the Government of Uruguay for 'its global leadership in defending tobacco control policies in benefit of people's health over commercial interests.' The recognition was made before an audience of health leaders from throughout the America
Public.
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27
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[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
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Tufton seeks partners in fight against improper tobacco use

Dr Tufton invited the public to assist law enforcers by identifying the events, bars, restaurants, beaches, and other places where the law is being flouted. The information, the minister said, may be shared with the police, their nearest health departme
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 31, 2016 19:50
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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] Jamaicans must get tobacco conscious and secure their health — Ferguson

Former Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson continues to argue that the use of tobacco posed so many health risks to Jamaicans, that it was in their best interest to prevent certain people from violating the regulation that guards against smoking in pub
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:23
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