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Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

31 May 2014 Last updated at 09:05 BST

The World Health Organisation is marking its international No Smoking Day with a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market.

However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.

Ignacio de los Reyes reports from Montevideo.

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