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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with s
Science Direct
added May 19, 2015 15:54
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40
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[Uruguay, USA] Can Elizabeth Warren Kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

If Congress passes what’s known as the “fast-track” bill next week .... binds Congress into an up or down vote... if it comes down to a simple “yes” or “no,” Warren’s famous touch, however powerful, might not be enough.
TIME Magazine
added May 9, 2015 11:53
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[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:16
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[Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] NIJAR: Law Speak - A ‘toxic’ clause to note

Three top law firms – Freshfields (UK), White & Case (US) and King & Spalding (US) – dominate...will Malaysia sign a TPPA with a clause which even the trade commissioner of the EC, and the conservative Financial Times, called “toxic”?
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:19
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Ralph Nader: Obama, corporate ‘free traitors’ and you

sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay] AL-MAEENA: Merchants of death flex their muscles

Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] IP impact of leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership chapter debated

The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...as to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50
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[Latin America] The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43
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