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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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[Caribbean] Bermuda Airport Smoking Lounge Closed Down

The smoking lounge at the airport has been closed effective April 1st, with the Ministry saying the lounge has now “been decommissioned” however “smoking continues to be permitted at designated outdoor areas.” In explaining why it was closed, the Minist
Bernews
added Apr 7, 2016 20:10
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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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