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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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Uruguay set to become a world leader for restricting tobacco branding as plain packaging bill reaches Congress

Today Uruguay’s government submitted a bill for plain tobacco packaging to Congress. Once passed, the country will have the world’s most comprehensive set of restrictions on tobacco branding, and its associated marketing benefits. The tobacco industry ar
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:03
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[Uruguay, District of Columbia] REPORT ON 50 YEARS: A Future with ZERO Tobacco Deaths

should a product that kills when used as intended be sold as a consumer good that is available everywhere?.. WHAT: ASH 50th Anniversary Event and Report Launch WHO: Keynote Address: Sharon Eubanks, Former Department of Justice attorney
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:49
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[UK, Uruguay] And now, a headline you NEVER thought you'd read: Despot Robert Mugabe is appointed a 'GOODWILL ambassador' by the World Health Organisation - after life expectancy in Zimbabwe plummets under him

The appointment additionally drew condemnation from 24 international health organisations including Cancer Research UK, the World Heart Federation and Action Against Smoking. They said they were ‘shocked and deeply concerned’ by the decision, citing Muga
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:13
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