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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] Beating NCDs through scaling up FCTC implementation

Speaking at the WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases in Montevideo on October 18, Head of the Convention Secretariat, Dr Vera da Costa e Silva, told delegates that implementation of the WHO FCTC had generated a wealth of knowledge which coul
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:49
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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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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Britain said Mugabe’s appointment was “surprising and disappointing” and added that it risked overshadowing the WHO’s global work. The United States, which has imposed sanctions on Mugabe for alleged human rights violations, said it was “disappointed.”
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2017 22:58
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[Africa, Uruguay, Zimbabwe] WHO chief 'rethinking' after Mugabe honour outrage

The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that he was "rethinking" his decision to name Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador, as global outrage over the move mounted. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of t
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:04
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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa / Statement of 23 International Public Health Organizations

Given these systematic abuses and his approach to NCDs and tobacco control in the past, NCD civil society present in Montevideo believe that President Mugabe’s appointment as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs cannot be justified.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:58
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