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Tobacco Industry Interference in the Region of the Americas/ Interferencia de la Industria Tabacalera en la Región de las Américas 

The tobacco industry sells deadly and addiction products that kill nearly 8 million people in the world annually -- 1 million of whom are in the Americas. 
In the Caribbean, it is estimated that 5,600 deaths annually are attributable to smoking. More than USD $33 Billion is spent every year in Latin America to treat health problems caused by tobacco use. 
 
The tobacco industry has not been held accountable because of its tactics. 
 
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The Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), a partner of STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, produced this video in cooperation with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), and country partners in the region: 
 
1. Argentina - Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón (FIC - Argentina) 
2. Brazil - ACT Promoção da Saúde (ACT) 
3. Columbia - Red PaPaz 
4. Ecuador - Corporate Accountability; Fundación Ecuatoriana De Salud Respiratoria (FESAR); Alianza Antitabaco Ecuador 
5. Jamaica - The Heart Foundation of Jamaica 
6. Mexico - Salud Justa; Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
7. Peru - Comisión Nacional Permanente de Lucha Antitabáquica