Friday, July 12, 2024

Brazil

Uncovering the Underground: Brazil’s Battle Against Illegal E-Cigarette Sales

A Nationwide Issue Revealed A recent investigative sweep led by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Public Security has exposed a startling number of unauthorized e-cigarette product...

Farmer Succession: A Growing Challenge in Brazil’s Tobacco Industry

Navigating Changes in Agriculture The Kohl family's experience is a poignant illustration of the broader challenges facing Brazil's tobacco farming industry. While they have adapted...

Brazil Reevaluates Vape Sales Ban Amid Public Debate

Overview of Brazil's E-Cigarette Regulatory Review Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) is set to reassess the longstanding ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, sparking...

Brazil’s Federal Police Intensify Efforts Against Illegal E-Cigarette Trade in Teresina

In a sweeping operation named "Vapor Clandestino," the Brazilian Federal Police, in a joint effort with the Federal Revenue Service, have taken significant action...

Man Hospitalized in Brazil Due to Severe Hemoptysis Possibly Linked to E-Cigarettes

A man in Brasília has been hospitalized for a month due to severe symptoms of hemoptysis, characterized by the presence of blood in coughed-up...

Massive Brazilian Police Operation: Over 500 Tobacco Packages Seized, Two Suspects Apprehended

Brazilian Police Seize 500 Tobacco Packages and Arrest Smugglers in Nova Santa Antônio In a recent operation conducted by the 23rd Police Battalion in Nova...

Boosting Public Health: Brazilian Senator Pushes for Enhanced E-cigarette Sales Regulations

Brazilian Senator Soraya Thronicke, representing the Podemos-MS party, has put forward a proposal in the Senate to impose strict regulations on the sale of...

Brazilian Highway Police Seize 224 Illegally Transported E-cigarettes

On November 9th, the Brazilian Federal Highway Police (PRF) seized 224 illegally transported e-cigarettes from a long-distance bus in Guaraí/TO city. During an inspection of...

Proposed Bill in Brazil: E-cigarette Sales as Public Health Crime

According to an article on October 18th by Brazilian news outlet Só Notícias, Federal Representative Gisela Simona has recently introduced a bill in Congress...

Brazil’s Justice Ministry Suspends Vape Sales

The Ministry of Justice gave a narrow 48 hour time window for local businesses to...

Is Brazil Serious About Finally Legalizing Vapes?

This week, Brazilian food and drug regulator Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA) opened a public consultation on vaping, finally inviting public comment...