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[Caribbean, Jamaica, Latin America] C'bean health ministers agree on new agenda to attain universal health by 2030

The new strategy aims to accelerate the implementation of these four measures, which are part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), PAHO said, noting that the treaty was ratified in 2005, “but its implementation has been uneven in a
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:14
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] LETTER: Cigarette Ad Billboard Offensive

A billboard advertising Pacific Breeze cigarettes is prominently positioned on Hope Road... Is the public being asked to believe that the advertising agency that produced and installed the billboard, the company that commissioned and paid for it, the poli
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Revised standards for tobacco products

-The New Health Warnings Consist of 16 High Definition Graphic Messages. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards has recently revised the mandatory standard for the ‘Labelling of Retail Packages of Cigarettes’ SLNS 27: 1992.
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Sep 1, 2017 02:05
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[Caribbean, Saint Kitts and Nevis] Government seeking to ban smoking in public places

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is set to make a move that will see the banning of smoking in public places as they step up efforts improve the health of lives of citizens and residents. Minister of Health Wendy Phipps said the process will start t
St. Kitts-Nevis Observer (kn)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:10
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[Caribbean] Is this the most expensive holiday ever? One-week trip to a remote island goes on sale for $1 MILLION - with perks including unlimited champagne, caviar tasting, cigar making and a pot of gold

Shopping website VeryFirstTo.com has launched the lavish trip in a bid to appeal to its uber-rich clientele.... The package also offers guests the chance to design their own cigar with experts, if smoking is their thing.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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[Caribbean, Latin America] St. Lucia Introduces Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Labels

Under the change, implemented Aug. 16, cigarette products will include photos of children with breathing masks, discolored gums and blackened lungs. Facts about the harmful effects of smoking will also be included on every cigarette box.
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:47
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Revised standards for tobacco labels in effect

It is now mandatory that tobacco products have graphic warnings which point to the dangers of cigarette smoke on their labelling. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has revised the standard for labelling tobacco products on the island. The change
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Aug 19, 2017 21:10
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

“Coordination between specific health programmes and inter-sectoral collaboration is fundamental to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We cannot end TB unless we also reduce tobacco use. We cannot avert premature deaths caused by NCDs
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06
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