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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, Switzerland] TEGEL: Why Uruguay's David and Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
GlobalPost
added Jul 16, 2014 21:57
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Sex-stratified and age-adjusted social gradients in tobacco in Argentina and Uruguay: evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

Social gradients in tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and cessation attempts are broadly similar in both countries. Efforts to evaluate the long-term effects of tobacco control efforts in these countries should monitor how policies affect national
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2014 15:24
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[UK] VIDEO: Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market. However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.
BBC Online
added May 31, 2014 23:34
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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Uruguay President Applauded for Urging President Obama to Support His Nation’s Long Fight Against Big Tobacco

Philip Morris case against Uruguay raises fundamental questions about the right of Uruguay, the United States or any other country to adopt laws to protect the public health of its citizens....The U.S. and other nations should join with Uruguay to stop t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 13, 2014 08:40
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Uruguay president sends Obama more than smoke signals

Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] KRAYEWSKI: Uruguay’s President Lectures Americans on Cigarettes and Becoming a Bilingual Country

"In the world, 8 million people are dying from smoking" each year, Mujica said, adding, "it's murder." American tobacco company Phillip Morris is currently suing Uruguay for $2 billion at the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investmen
Reason Magazine
added May 12, 2014 19:56
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Naharnet Uruguay President Decries Tobacco 'Murder' in Obama Talks

warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday of the mass "murder" of smokers across the world, highlighting his nation's legal battle to preserve tough anti-tobacco laws. Mujica met Obama in the Oval Office for talks focusing on wider U.S.-Uruguayan rela
Naharnet (lb)
added May 12, 2014 19:47
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Uruguay Is Getting High as Officials Try to Snuff Out Tobacco

officials are moving forward with stricter regulations on the marketing of tobacco products. On May 6, the Uruguayan Senate passed a law prohibiting the display of tobacco products in order to decrease consumer’s exposure. That same day, Uruguay Presiden
Vice.com
added May 12, 2014 09:57
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