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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

[South America/Caribbean] Cuba Promotes Reducing Children''s Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

Educating the public about the importance of reducing the exposure of children and adolescents to secondhand smoke is a priority in Cuba during a day of activities for World No Tobacco Day. Dr. Elba Lorenzo, national coordinator of the program for preven
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 24, 2013 04:58

[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)

Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
added May 6, 2013 13:49

[South America/Caribbean] UPDATE 1-Cuba launches challenge to Australian tobacco laws at WTO

By taking the first step in a dispute, Cuba has triggered a 60-day window for Australia to try to resolve the problem in talks with Cuba. After that Cuba could ask the WTO to appoint a panel of adjudicators to judge its complaint. Australia's law came i
added May 6, 2013 13:48

[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba challenges Australia over tobacco packaging

Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 6, 2013 13:46

[South America/Caribbean] Planning cancer control in Latin America and the Caribbean

This burgeoning cancer problem threatens to cause widespread suffering and economic peril to the countries of Latin America. Prompt and deliberate actions must be taken to avoid this scenario. Increasing efforts towards prevention of cancer and avoidance
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 29, 2013 13:24

[South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Control Litigation: Broader Impacts on Health Rights Adjudication

Key to this judicial trend is the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which provides a legal standard — supported by scientific evidence — defining concrete measures states should take to address the tobacco epidemic, and thus giving content to the r
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
added Apr 25, 2013 12:51

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco baron battles crime 'crusader' in Paraguay vote

A tobacco baron who never even voted until a few years ago squares off against a self-described crusader against crime and corruption in presidential elections Sunday in Paraguay. The country bordering Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia is seeking a replacem
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2013 17:08

[South America/Caribbean] Euromonitor: Tobacco Industry’s Outlook Dims in Latin America as Countries Take Strong Action

Thanks to strong government action to reduce tobacco use, the tobacco industry's outlook in Latin America is dimming according to new analysis by Euromonitor International, a strategy research group for consumer products. The analysis cites the example
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2013 12:51

[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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