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Headlines Tagged with Central America 32 headlines found


[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 (sv)
added Sep 18, 2017 14:21

[Central America, Texas] Smartphones, GPS part of UH scientist's smoking cessation research

The smartphone research suggested that it wasn’t the number of locations to purchase cigarettes that increased the urge to smoke, but the proximity of the closest tobacco retail outlet to the participant’s home. When people responded from home, those liv
The Almagest (Louisiana State University in Shreveport)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:49

[Central America, El Salvador] Salvadoran police: Gangs undermine public health with cigarette trafficking

In addition to being a security threat in El Salvador, gangs are undermining the public health and the country's economy by smuggling cigarettes in the areas they control, the operations chief of the police Border Security Division, Jose Alfredo Castro, t
World News en Español
added Jul 10, 2017 01:34

[Central America, Latin America] Marijuana Smoking on the Rise in Costa Rica High Schools

Cannabis has overtaken tobacco as one of the recreational substances of choice among high school students in Costa Rica. Such was the conclusion reached by the Institute on Liquor and Substance Abuse Research (Spanish acronym: IAFA) following its Fourth
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:34
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[Central America] El Salvador: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS 2017 Investment Climate Statements Report

Most contraband cigarettes come in from China, Panama, and Paraguay and undercut legitimately-imported cigarettes, which are subject to a 39 percent tariff. According to ADES, most contraband cigarettes are smuggled in by gangs, with the complicity of Sal
US Department of State
added Jul 1, 2017 20:51
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Market Watch: Cigarette Trade Changing In Central America

Tobacco International
added Nov 18, 2009 00:00

[Central America, Mexico] World's richest want better health for Latam poors

added Jun 16, 2010 00:00

[Caribbean, Central America] Cigar Shipments Up for 2003

Cigar Aficionado
added Mar 8, 2004 00:00

Behavioral problems and tobacco use among adolescents in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Rev Panam Salud Publica vol.11 no.2 Washington Feb.2002
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
added Mar 30, 2002 00:00

Good Cigar Tobacco Crop Reported by Central American Farmers

Bloomberg News
added Aug 25, 2000 00:00
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