Global Tobacco Control Updates

100% Smoke-Free Law in Argentina Results in Fewer Hospital Admissions
09 Aug 2012
Research Alert |

In a study published in Tobacco Control, researchers found that a 100% smoke-free law in Santa Fe, Argentina resulted in a significant decrease in hospital admissions for acute coronary syndrome soon after its implementation. Acute coronary…

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Argentina Joins Growing Movement Against Tobacco in Latin America
14 Jun 2011
News |

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has signed a tough new tobacco-control law that includes restrictions on tobacco advertising and promotions, as well as a requirement that all indoor workplaces and public places are smoke-free.


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