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[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

First Smoke-Easy in Costa Rica Proposed by New Business in Escazu

Costa Rica Star (cr)
added May 14, 2012 20:35

[Costa Rica] Green Spaces (Parks) and Parking Lots To Be Included In Smoking Ban

Though the regulations to the Ley Antitabaco will not be in effect until at least next week, the Ministerio de Salud has ended the public review of the rules of the smoking ban, which incorporates several changes that smokers will have to take into accou
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:13

[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

[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

[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

[Costa Rica] Restaurants/Bars Criticize Smoking Customers Who Skip Out On Bill

Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added May 14, 2012 20:24

Costa Rica Cigarettes Will Continue Among The Cheapest In Latin America and The World

Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00

Costa Rica Joins the Fight Against Tobacco, Passes Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2012 00:00

[Asia, Costa Rica, Malaysia] Group against proposed ban on smoking at all eateries

The Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association is against the Health Ministry’s proposed ban on smoking at all eateries, including open air areas without air conditioning. Its president Ho Su Mong said the proposal would have a huge
The Star (my)
added May 16, 2015 09:04
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