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Euromonitor: Tobacco Industry’s Outlook Dims in Latin America as Countries Take Strong Action

Chile Is Region’s Latest Country to Enact Tough Measures

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Apr 18, 2013

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Thanks to strong government action to reduce tobacco use, the tobacco industry's outlook in Latin America is dimming according to new analysis by Euromonitor International, a strategy research group for consumer products.

The analysis cites the example of Chile, which recently became the 14th Latin American country to go smoke-free. In February, Chile implemented a comprehensive tobacco control law that makes restaurants, bars and other public places smoke-free; restricts tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and prohibits the use of additives, including menthol, in tobacco products.

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posted April 18, 2013

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