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[Central America] Nicaragua tobacco thrives thanks to US consumers

Nicaragua has its own growing reputation as a tobacco producer, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer, thanks mainly to US demand. Esteli, a region in the north of the Central American country, has the dark soil and tropical climate propit
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 30, 2017 14:57
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Illicit Cigarettes: Fueling Organized Crime and Connections to Terrorism in Costa Rica and Central America

An analysis of more than 20 studies developed over the last 4 years shows an alarming increase in the illicit cigarette trade and demonstrates how these illegal profits are used to support organized crime, fuel terrorism and weaken economies in Central A
PR Newswire
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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[Central America] Registration Opens For Nicaraguan Cigar Festival

The Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco has opened registration for the 2017 Puro Sabor Festival del Tabaco, the annual celebration of Nicaragua's premium cigar culture. This year's festival will take place January 16 to 21, spanning from the capital city of
Cigar Aficionado
added Oct 14, 2016 18:08
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[Latin America] 22nd Century’s Central American Growing Program to Yield Large Quantities of Proprietary Seed Stock to Support Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Product Launches

Now nearing harvest, the specially-propagated Central American tobacco crop is expected to produce sufficient quantities of Very Low Nicotine tobacco seed stock to support 22nd Century’s increasing distribution of Very Low Nicotine (“VLN”) tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:33
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[Central America, Colorado] Mayfield passionate about cessation of smoking

With the addition of Brenda Mayfield to the staff at Teller County Public Health, smokers need to take heed. Passionate about halting the effects of smoking, especially on the youth, Mayfield will be a familiar figure around the county.
Pikes Peak (CO) Courier View
added Sep 19, 2013 13:29
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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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[Central America, Latin America] GLANTZ: How Costa Rica implemented the FCTC by overcoming decades of industry dominance

This paper is an update of our earlier paper that showed that the tobacco companies understood that Costa Rica is a trendsetting country in Latin America and how they blocked effective tobacco control for years. Motivated by the FCTC and with assistance
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:32
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[Central America] CID Gallup: Cigarrillos ilícitos financian actividades de las pandillas de El Salvador [CID Gallup: Illegal cigarettes fund gang activity in El Salvador]

The smuggling of illegal cigarettes in Central America has gone from being an ant to an elephant in recent years, with dangerous consequences for public health, the treasury and also for security because it funds organized crime groups, experts say. The
elsalvador.com (sv)
added Sep 18, 2017 14:21
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Cohiba Leads Cuban Cigar Sales in Central America

Two million Cuban habanos are annually sold in Central America, being Cohiba the leading brand in this region, the Cruz Canela and Trust... 'That (cigar) is the forbidden fruit that they cannot afford to have in their nation. They come to our regional cou
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 11, 2017 13:23
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[Central America] Taxes collected for sales of cigarettes in Costa Rica are not enough to cover diseases caused.

The collection of taxes on tobacco does not even cover a 30% of the yearly cost social security has in providing healthcare to those suffering from diseases resulting from cigarette consumption, revealed an investigated coordinated by the Clinical and Sa
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:20
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