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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Association launched to fight illicit trade in tobacco and alcohol

British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International have launched the Digital Coding & Tracking Association (DCTA), established to promote international technical standards and develop digital tec
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added May 30, 2013 13:23
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Rise of obesity, alcohol and tobacco use among Caribbean youth worrying -Caricom Secretary General ($$)

Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque is sounding an alarm over the health of the region’s young people, with current data pointing to increasing trends of obesity due to unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyles, and consumption of tobacco and alcohol
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added Sep 14, 2013 12:30
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] On the Line – Demerara Tobacco Company Limited: Annual Report 2012 ($$)

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco), held its Annual General Meeting this past Tuesday April 2, 2013, kicking off the season of annual general meetings of Guyana’s public companies with a December 31 year end. All public companies are of cour
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added Apr 7, 2013 09:25
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Guyana needs multi-sectoral action on tobacco control

PAHO/WHO Country Representative Dr William Adu-Krow has suggested tobacco control interventions should be integrated into Guyana’s development programmes and related investment initiatives.
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added Jun 8, 2014 12:58
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[Caribbean, Guyana] CARICOM adopts standard for warnings on cigarette packs

CARICOM Member States have taken a major step in meeting their obligation under Article 11 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), a release from the Caricom Secretariat said on December 12.
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added Dec 18, 2012 02:29
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Act offenders become liable from May

The Tobacco Control Act 2016 which was recently signed into law by President David Granger has 46 Clauses at least 26 of which detail actions which constitute offences. These offences are detailed in 6 of the 11 parts and offenders become culpable from
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added Sep 6, 2017 15:39
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[China, Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Chinese company breaches Bajan agreement on cigarette advertising

Stamping out smoking will take more than a legal ban on cigarette advertisements. That was the view expressed by several shopkeepers regarding the pending legislation to ban advertising for cigarettes.
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added May 5, 2016 10:22
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Smoking in public places

This week we asked persons in the street for their thoughts on smoking in public places and what they think should be done about it. Their comments follow:
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added Aug 8, 2013 16:30
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[Guyana, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Demtoco director says 'draconian' tobacco laws could shutter operations ($$)

Kirton, who told shareholders at the company’s 82nd Annual General Meeting that it has shared with the government the “industry’s position,” which includes a request “for balanced regulation that offers an opportunity for the existence of smokers and non
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added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Barbados, Caribbean, Guyana] CARICOM Ministers in Russia for health talks

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added Apr 29, 2011 00:00
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