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[Caribbean, Florida] Cuba As Depicted in 19th Century Cigar Box Art

Cuba’s long war of independence forced Spanish cigar manufacturer Vicente Martinez Ybor to move his Principe de Gales (Prince of Wales) operations from the cigar manufacturing center of Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida.
Cuba Journal
added Apr 5, 2016 15:38
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[Caribbean, Turks and Caicos Islands] Non-smokers to be protected under public smoking ban

A TOBACCO control law that will make public places in the Turks and Caicos Islands smoke free will come into effect on April 1 this year. The bill which was passed in the House of Assembly in October 2015, also aims to prevent tobacco use by minors, reg
Turks & Caicos Weekly News (tc)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:28
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] “Marijuana plus tobacco equals lung poison” – Dr. Didier

Didier has added his voice to recent pronouncements by Dr. Lisa Charles admonishing the common practice of mixing marijuana and tobacco which causes lung poisoning leaving many young people gasping for breath. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:24
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[Barbados, Caribbean] EDITORIAL: All-out war being waged on tobacco

Barbados Daily Nation (bb)
added Jul 28, 2008 00:00
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, Trinidad And Tobago] Deconstructing a conglomerate

How Carreras Group made billions from the sale of assets
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Feb 6, 2006 00:00
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[Caribbean] CARICOM Leaders Make New Commitment to Tackle NCDs

the leaders discussed a raft of measures to declare the Caribbean a tobacco-free zone by 2022 in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which most CARICOM countries have signed and ratified but have been slow to implement.
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:57
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[Saint Lucia] PRESS RELEASE: CARICOM leaders- breakthrough in the fight against NCDs in the Caribbean

the leaders discussed a raft of measures to declare the Caribbean a tobacco-free zone by 2022 in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which 13/14 full members of CARICOM have signed and ratified but which they have been slow to imp
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:25
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[Caribbean, Guyana, Latin America] Higher taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade

British American Tobacco Caribbean Senior External Affairs Manager, Cesar Agurcia, addressing the conference at the Marriott Hotel...said Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad alone are responsible for US$300M of illegal inter-country trade in illicit cigarettes.
Guyana Chronicle (gy)
added Jul 1, 2017 20:53
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PAHO Encourages Caribbean Countries to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Reduce Burden of Noncommunicable Disease

PAHO/WHO is bringing together health and finance officials from 17 countries and territories for the Caribbean Subregional Workshop on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Barbados May 16-18, to discuss the benefits of adopting such measures
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 17, 2017 20:58
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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