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[Caribbean] Tobacco Company Sues Collective Of Cannabis Companies Over Trademark Use ($$)

A tobacco company based in the British West Indies filed suit on June 24 in a New York federal court against a group of companies with common ownership for allegedly using a name on their products that the tobacco company had already trademarked (Montobac
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2016 02:55
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[Caribbean] Barbados: Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

While divulging little about proposed changes to the law, Minister of Health John Boyce said Government would look to extend the ban beyond covered areas because when people step outside of a facility such as a restaurant to smoke, those dining inside we
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Feb 26, 2018 20:29
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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, Jamaica] Increase Coming On Tobacco Tax

Government has warned that it will be increasing taxes on tobacco and its related products in line with recommended rates set by the World Health Organization to fight lifestyle diseases. But, Carreras, one of the leading marketers and distributors here,
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:27
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Smoking scam ... consumers turn to counterfeit cigarettes after tax hike

Some smokers are turning to counterfeit cigarette brands to get their high in light of the increase in the special consumption tax on cigarettes.
Jamaica Star (jm)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:51
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[Barbados, Caribbean] Health warnings coming for killer smokes

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Faculty of Health Sciences is welcoming Government’s announcement that it intends to soon propose legislation requiring warning labels on cigarette packets. Deputy Dean, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medical Scienc
Barbados Today (bb)
added Jan 23, 2017 19:43
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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, 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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[Barbados, Caribbean] PITTS: Clamp down on tobacco adverts

We must express our strong support for the Ministry of Health and the Non-Communicable Disease Commission for their efforts in the tobacco advertisement campaign ...– GINA PITTS Chief executive officer, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados
Barbados Daily Nation (bb)
added May 1, 2016 17:33
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