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[Australia, Uruguay] As Nations Try to Snuff Out Smoking, Cigarette Makers Use Trade Treaties to Fire Up Legal Challenges

The WTO case is only part of a three-pronged legal assault on Australia, aimed both at reversing the plain packaging law and warning other countries of what they might face if they follow its lead.
FairWarning
added Nov 29, 2012 13:02
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Uruguay plans to start selling cannabis cigarettes to users in bid to stamp out black market drugs trade

Cannabis smokers in Uruguay will be allowed to buy 20 cannabis cigarettes from the state, under new plans. The move is a bid to stamp out organised crime.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 16:08
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Tobacco control campaign in Uruguay: a population-based trend analysis

Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substan
The Lancet (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 14:06
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Tobacco control campaign in Uruguay: a population-based trend analysis

Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substan
The Lancet (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 14:06
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Tobacco industry's ITGA fights FCTC implementation in the Uruguay negotiations

Despite ITGA's international campaign to thwart the Guidelines on Articles 9 and 10 and a strong representation from tobacco-growing countries at COP4, the outcome after intense negotiations was the adoption of Partial Guidelines and work on Articles 17 a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2012 08:31
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Study: Uruguay’s Strong Policies Produced Unprecedented Smoking Declines

Uruguay has some of the world’s strongest laws to fight tobacco use, and a new study published in The Lancet medical journal shows the nation’s efforts have dramatically reduced smoking.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 18, 2012 17:53
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AZEVEDO/GONCALVES: Tobacco control: learning from Uruguay

In The Lancet , Winston Abascal and colleagues present findings from their population-based trend analysis, which show a clear decrease in the prevalence of smoking in Uruguay between 2005 and 2011.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:05
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Tobacco control campaign in Uruguay: a population-based trend analysis

Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substan
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:02
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5-year survey confirms Uruguay's world-leading tobacco control strategy is delivering results

* Implementation of graphic labels at 80% of the pack size front and back led to increased awareness of the risks of smoking * Ban on multiple brand presentations reduced smokers' false beliefs that some cigarettes (e.g., "light" or "mild" cigarettes)
EurekAlert
added Aug 5, 2012 14:25
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Five-year survey confirms Uruguay's world-leading tobacco control strategy is delivering results

The ITC Uruguay Survey (the Survey) found that the country's world-leading, comprehensive tobacco control strategy has had positive effects on raising awareness of the true harms of smoking, reducing misperceptions about "light/mild" cigarettes, reducing
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 3, 2012 01:49
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