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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] PAHO warns of tobacco epidemic in the Caribbean

Etienne, has warned about what she described as the tobacco epidemic in the Americas, including the Caribbean, saying that though the devastating health effects of tobacco use are well known, tobacco’s negative repercussions extend well beyond the obvious
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 11, 2017 14:06
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[Caribbean] Belize’s growing reputation as a contraband haven

Belize’s porous borders, lack of security measures and rugged geography, may all have contributed to the success of this organized criminal activity . Its Corozal Free Zone has become the capital of this purported cigarette smuggling. “Black market ci
Breakingbelizenews.com (bz)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:19
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Little enforcement of Tobacco Control Act douses its relevance

checks made by the Jamaica Observer showed that despite clear violations daily, only two persons have been prosecuted since the Act was promulgated on July 15, 2013, almost three weeks after it was announced by then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson d
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 14:31
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[Caribbean, Montserrat (uk)] Tobacco Co. Sues Weed Cos. Over 'Marley' Trademark ($$)

Montobacco Ltd, of Montserrat, filed the suit against Marley Green LLC, Little Bay Inc., Marley Natural Company and Privateer Holdings Inc. in New York district court on Thursday, saying their use of the “Marley Natural” brand could be confused with Mont
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:03
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Weeks to meet minister over tobacco bill

Shadow health minister Michael Weeks is to meet with health minister Jeanne Atherden to discuss amendments to the Tobacco Control Act... “Purchasing single cigarettes....serves as a way for many to kick the habit of smoking. With the nature of this bill
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:14
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Anger over changes to tobacco legislation

Ministry of Health revealed last night that the sale of premium cigars would still be permitted at public events. The Tobacco Control Bill 2015 was tabled in the House of Assembly in June by Jeanne Atherden, the Minister of Health. But its introduction b
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Aug 7, 2015 05:24
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[Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] Smoking ban in enclosed public places starts Wed

Trinidad Express (tt)
added Feb 14, 2010 00:00
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[Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] VIDEO: Counterfeit cigarettes

The minister of health is warning of counterfeit cigarettes flooding the local market. While smoking, on the whole, poses a severe risk to health, these fake cigarettes are said to contain toxic metals and according to the minister are a severe public he
CNC3 TELEVISON (tt)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:47
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[Caribbean] Cuba sees best tobacco harvest in decade

Cuban authorities are expecting the delivery of around 19,000 tons of tobacco leaf this year, after seeing the best harvest of the last decade. Despite this success, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado called for tobacco producers to keep working hard, as
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:47
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Where is the enforcement of the no-smoking zones?

as smokers continue to make a mockery of the ban, Dr Fenton Ferguson...told The Gleaner on Tuesday that it was now a police matter to execute the law and has called for greater enforcement and public education on the control measures, which he described a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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