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[Bermuda, Caribbean] New smoking laws begin tomorrow

Flavoured tobacco products will no longer be sold, electronic cigarettes will only be available in pharmacies and there will be new restrictions on where people can smoke. Department of Health director David Kendell said these are some of the changes th
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Jul 30, 2016 20:55
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[Caribbean] Cuban tobacco: New interest in an old tradition

With more visitors in Cuba, cigar sales on the island are brisk. One Cuban family has been producing tobacco the same way for well over 150 years and there’s a cigar, Vegas Robaina, named after them that honors the tradition.
In Cuba Today
added Jul 30, 2016 18:19
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Smoking ban imposed on hospital grounds

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has imposed a smoking ban on the grounds of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre. Starting on Monday, August 1, it will be an offence to smoke anywhere on these properties. “The BHB is c
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:27
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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] Jamaicans must get tobacco conscious and secure their health — Ferguson

Former Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson continues to argue that the use of tobacco posed so many health risks to Jamaicans, that it was in their best interest to prevent certain people from violating the regulation that guards against smoking in pub
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:23
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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] 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, Latin America, USA] Trademarks, State-owned Enterprises, and Cuba’s Rum and Cigar Industries

In February of this year, the US Supreme Court handed another victory to Cubatabaco by refusing to intervene in the legal case against General Cigar. The decision allows Cubatabaco to once again request the cancellation of the trademark registered by Gene
Cuba Journal
added Jul 13, 2016 18:16
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] RATTRAY: What happened to anti-smoking?

Jamaica's anti-smoking legislation has been inexplicably languishing, static, frozen in time since July 2013, when tobacco-control regulations were enacted. The online copy of Minister Tufton's Sectoral Debate presentation, delivered in Gordon House on J
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:44
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[Belize, Caribbean, Latin America] Teens binge drinking, smoking tobacco and marijuana in high quantities

A report from the Inter-American Observatory on Drugs which compiles a comparative analysis of drug use among high school students in 13 Caribbean countries cites high rates of binge alcohol drinking and smoking of tobacco and marijuana among Belizean you
Breakingbelizenews.com (bz)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:16
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] St James police to target public smoking

Nesbeth told The Gleaner that his officers' hands are somewhat tied as the system has yet to reach the stage where tickets can be issued to persons found in breach of the law. "We know this is happening in public spaces and the police need to do more, b
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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