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[Barbados, Caribbean] NEW WARNINGS ON CIGARETTES

According to Minister of Health, John Boyce, producers, manufacturers and distributors of cigarettes will now have to ensure that included in the packaging and labels of cigarettes are graphic illustrations and strong wording to inform persons of the dang
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:23
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] ‘Higher tobacco taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade’— Carreras

Carreras Limited says it notes, with grave concern, the release from the Ministry of Health advising that portfolio minister Dr Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy taxation on the tobacco
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:13
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[Caribbean] Jamaica To Evaluate WHO's Call For Heavy Taxation On Tobacco Industry

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton says he along with stakeholders will be evaluating the call by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for heavy taxation on the tobacco industry.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:01
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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 Coalition for Tobacco calls for legislative intervention concerning tobacco use

is taking issue with several activities which it argues amount to breaches of the framework convention for tobacco control.... It is also seeking urgent legislative intervention to deal with other forms of restrictions on the promotion of tobacco use.
RJR Communications Group (jm)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:40
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[Caribbean] AUDIO: Don Collins Cigars And The History Of Tobacco In Puerto Rico

Wednesday on The Chad Hasty Show guest host Steve Evans was joined by premium cigar maker Don Collins from the Puerto Rico Tobacco Corporation, to talk about tobacco, cigars and cigar manufacturing.
KFYO News/Talk 790
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] Health Department won't clarify anti-smoking initiative

A spokeswoman for the V.I. Health Department abruptly ended an interview about measures taken to enforce a smoking ban on Tuesday. Health Department spokeswoman Nykole Tyson hung up on The Daily News when she heard notes being taken during an interview
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Caribbean] Cuban Vice President Praises Preparations for Tobacco Campaign

visited tobacco areas in the municipality of Consolacion del Sur, where the Virginia project, aimed at supplying Virginia tobacco to the national tobacco industry, is making progress. He described the state of tobacco plantations and the progress in sowi
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Martin Henry | The Deadly Tobacco Trade

The country is losing nearly $2 billion in revenue annually from the trade in illegally imported cigarettes by criminals who are using the money earned to buy guns and ammunition, the police advised at a press conference called by the local cigarette com
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:36
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