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Uruguay gov't not to back down on tough anti-smoking policy: president

His remarks came after a judicial decision suspended a presidential decree mandating plain tobacco packaging, which forces manufacturers to market cigarettes in neutral or generic boxes with none of the usual bright colors, images or logos. "No tobacco
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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Uruguay Moves to Implement Presidential Decree on Plain Tobacco Packaging, Must Stand Strong Against Tobacco Industry Challenges

has issued regulations putting plain packaging into effect beginning February, 2019. This move makes Uruguay the first country in the Americas to implement plain packaging, and adds to global momentum for plain tobacco packaging, a proven public health me
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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[Latin America] President of Uruguay to receive WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, is to be honored with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day, the only Special Recognition to be given this year. Dr. Vázquez was selected for the award in acknowledgement of his achievements sc
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 25, 2018 22:23
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Strong government commitment helps achieving a significant decline in tobacco smoking in Uruguay

A study conducted in Uruguay by the Ministry of Health and the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) reveals that Uruguay has significantly reduced smoking over the past nine years, viz. smoking rates have dropped by more than 13 percent among adults - from
Asian Tribune
added May 18, 2018 05:08
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Uruguay Reduces Tobacco Use with Strong Government Commitment

Uruguay’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that smoking rates have dropped by more than 13 percent among adults – from 25 percent in 2009 to 21.6 percent in 2017. Uruguay’s progress has been spurred by the government’s unwavering commit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2018 20:37
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[Europe, Uruguay] EU Ruling Casts Doubt On Bilateral Investment Treaties ($$)

the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that an arbitration clause in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two member states was incompatible with EU law....Philip Morris International complained that Uruguay's anti-smoking legislation...
Law360
added Apr 11, 2018 23:48
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Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Uruguay is the only country that requires cigarette companies to adhere to a single presentation (one brand variant) per brand family....compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future si
Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 17:41
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Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry’s legal threats to defend str
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:05
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Prevalence of in-vehicle smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in Uruguay

Smoking was estimated to occur in 12%–19% of vehicles, with involuntary exposure in one of three of vehicles observed. These data underscore a need for new public policies to eliminate SHS in vehicles to protect public health.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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