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[Barbados, Caribbean] Higher taxes for alcohol and tobacco

Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) (bb)
added Sep 18, 2007 00:00
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Gov't Warned Against Stymieing Social Outreach With Tobacco Bill

Managing Director of tobacco company Carreras Limited Marcus Steele says the Government should tread carefully in its plans to introduce new tobacco legislation so as to avoid undermining the social outreach of the company and other players in the indust
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy in the Caribbean: Experiences from The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (PDF)

The mandate for accelerated implementation of the WHO FCTC is clear: tobacco use is the only modifiable risk factor common to all 4 main NCDs (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and chronic lung disease). Tobacco use kills 6 million people per y
Healthy Caribbean Coalition (bb)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:20
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Civil society shaping tobacco control in the Caribbean

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) and the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) have recently published a document full of such experiences and advice, designed to assist those working in tobacco control and in the broader fight against non-com
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:09
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Carreras commends police for counterfeit cigarette bust

for a bust last week of 58 cartons of counterfeit Craven A cigarettes. In a media release, the cigarette distribution company said the seized items had an estimated street value of $545,200 and represented “significant headway in the fight against illici
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:19
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[Africa, Caribbean] Zimbabwe Joins Other Nations to Fight Proposed WHO Tobacco Rules

Voice of America (
added Nov 18, 2010 00:00
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[Caribbean] Barbados to host meeting on tobacco surveillance and policy development

Caribbean Net News
added Nov 11, 2009 00:00
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[Barbados, Caribbean] EDITORIAL: Towards healthy lifestyles

Barbados Daily Nation (bb)
added Jul 28, 2008 00:00
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[Barbados, Caribbean] Anti-smoking advocates calling for smoking ban at cricket World Cup

AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2006 00:00
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[Americas, Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] 'Express' man recognised for tobacco control journalism

Trinidad Express (tt)
added Jun 6, 2005 00:00
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