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[Costa Rica] Cigarette makers adapting to anti-tobacco law

The “Tabacalera Costarricense S.A., or TACSA, which is affiliated with Phillip Morris International, says it is preparing to eliminate cigarette packs with less than 20 cigarettes from the Costa Rican market, and withdraw all of its publicity and advertis
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Oct 15, 2012 11:23
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[South America/Caribbean] Is It Illegal to Smoke in Your Hotel Room in Costa Rica?

"... The law prohibits smoking in workplaces, and that is what a hotel is.” The Chamber of Hotels may present a legal complaint against the MSP, to be heard before the Administrative Tribunal, which is a court division in Costa Rica that gets to rule on
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Feb 7, 2015 15:49
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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: Amazing progress in Latin American and Caribbean; industry fighting back hard

The conference, organized by the Costa Rica Ministry of Health and Interamerican Heart Foundation ... There was way too much going on to provide a detailed report, but in many ways the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are well ahead of the USA
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:16
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[South America/Caribbean] Cigarette Smuggling in Costa Rica on the Rise

imagine that a shipping container completely filled with packs of smuggled cigarettes enters Costa Rica every two weeks, with the caveat that the government and the people do not enjoy revenue from the taxes imposed on these products by the Tobacco Contro
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:14
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Fraudsters Take Advantage of New Tobacco Control Law in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Star (cr)
added May 14, 2012 20:36
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[Central America] Tobacco industry success in Costa Rica: The importance of FCTC Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Conclusions—The Costa Rica experience demonstrates the importance of vigorous implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 which insulates public health policymaking from industry interference.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 22:12
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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 18:33
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[Costa Rica] Tobacco Control Law Pushed Forward

This week, the Ministry of Health reduced to three months the 12-month deadline covering prohibiting the sale of packs of cigarettes of less than 20.
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jul 2, 2012 10:11
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[Costa Rica] Anti Smoking Regulations To Be Ready June 26, Vice Minister Assures

A technical and legal team has been working on the regulations to the Ley Antitabaco and expects to complete its revision of the 99 observations made during a public commentary period.
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jun 23, 2012 23:19
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[South America/Caribbean] Following Tax Law, Criminals Flood Costa Rica Tobacco Market

Costa Rica has witnessed a five-fold rise in illegal cigarette seizures since 2012, suggesting illegal groups are capitalizing on a new tobacco law to flood the market with contraband products. So far this year, Costa Rican authorities have recovered 12
InSight Crime (co)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:12
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