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Inside Costa Rica Costa Rica to declare “war” on tobacco smuggling

Sisy Castillo, Vice-Minister of Health, said that Costa Rica’s anti-tobacco law and regulation provides legislation to fight the clandestine cigarette market. Castillo said her ministry is considering an agreement with the Fiscal Police of the Haciend
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:30

[Costa Rica] Anti Smoking Regulations To Be Ready By June 26

the Minsiterio de Salud has begun the process of evaluating and analyzing the proposals submitted by the public.
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jun 9, 2012 22:52

[Central America] Costa Rica’s implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Overcoming decades of industry dominance

Costa Rica’s experience illustrates how with resources, good strategic planning, aggressive tactics and perseverance tobacco control advocates can overcome tobacco industry opposition in the Legislative Assembly and Executive Branch. This determined appro
Salud Pública de México (mx)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:36

[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] STEFANUTO: Central America is smoking

we cannot prevent the large scale volcanic eruptions and their disastrous effects on natural and public health. But, it might be sensible to think that we can prevent people from dying of tobacco smoke related disease. A recent study has shown the new leg General (cr)
added May 29, 2016 15:23

[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica will Host the 4th Latin American Conference Tobacco or Health Celebrating the Second Anniversary of the Application of Law Number 9028 for Tobacco Control

The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference, organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, will bring together the world's best scientists in Tobacco Control.
PR Web
added Mar 5, 2014 17:58

[Costa Rica] 30 Days To Pay No Smoking Fine

Health Vice-Minister is hopeful tourists will understand
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jun 4, 2012 11:22

Tobacco company wants overhaul of Costa Rica's smoking ban

The British American Tobacco Company says new anti-smoking regulations go too far.
Tico Times (cr)
added May 31, 2012 00:57

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

Costa Rica: The importance of continued engagement when implementing tobacco control policies in a middle-income country

This third paper completes the story by showing how, with continued international support, Costa Rican public health advocates were able to overcome continuing industry efforts to block successful implementation of the law. These papers demonstrate that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:30

[Costa Rica] Police seize more than 10000 contraband cigarettes in San José raids

Police raided five businesses in downtown San José after several weeks of investigation. Officers seized cigarettes where business owners lacked customs documentation and when cigarette packs did not meet labeling standards set by Costa Rica’s Anti-Smokin
Tico Times (cr)
added Oct 3, 2014 17:09
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