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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Shaw increases taxes on gasoline, cigarettes effective tomorrow

Minister of Finance Audley Shaw in order to fund his $1.5 million tax break has increased taxes on cigarettes, petrol and departure tax effective tomorrow. Shaw, speaking Parliament on Government’s plans to finance the $580-billion budget and meet commit
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Jamaica] Westmoreland-based widow not letting go of her faithful pipe / Smoking for 85 years

Even with the protestation of her children and other relatives, the senior citizen insists that her life is not going up in smoke. The diminutive Samuels, who stands at four feet, eight inches, reinforced her point by relating the view of her medical pra
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:07
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Brandon Marshall shares worries about secondhand pot smoke with NFL

In a tweet, Marshall said that “it smells like Denver over here” because of all the pot smoke that was in the air at the wedding and shared his hope that he doesn’t fail a drug test as a result of being in the vicinity. He then directed another tweet at
NBC Sports
added Jul 27, 2015 14:03
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No retreat on smoking ban

It is not the Tobacco Control Regulations that will hurt the poor, but the tobacco industry (and others who benefit financially), which markets and sells an addictive and unhealthy product which is bought by mainly those who can least afford it.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:18
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[Jamaica] Beware! Cigarette companies luring kids into smoking with technology

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning parents to be even more vigilant, as cigarette and tobacco companies have stepped up their use of technology and mobile applications to entice individuals to smoke. Speaking at a forum yesterday, Executive Dire
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:52
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[Jamaica] $200m uncustomed 'Craven A' cigarettes seized at wharf

Two hundred million dollars worth of uncustomed "Craven A" cigarettes were seized at the Kingston Container Terminal today.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:51
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] New Cigarette Maker Already Victim Of Fake Products

Nostic Agricultural & Manufacturing Limited says local distributors are now hesitant to stock its cigarettes as counterfeit products are causing serious confusion in the market. Contraband D&J Royal cigarettes hit the local market even before the authen
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:48
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Tufton seeks partners in fight against improper tobacco use

Dr Tufton invited the public to assist law enforcers by identifying the events, bars, restaurants, beaches, and other places where the law is being flouted. The information, the minister said, may be shared with the police, their nearest health departme
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 31, 2016 19:50
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[Jamaica] Carreras regrets scholarships may be hit by pending tobacco restrictions

CIGARETTE distributor Carreras Ltd expressed regret that pending regulations aimed at curtailing its advertising and sponsorship could stop it from offering scholarships. It represents an area that benefits the general public from the company whose produ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:26
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