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Caribbean's toughest smoking ban coming to Puerto Rico

Santa Barbara (CA) News-Press
added Nov 12, 2006 00:00

Puerto Rico makes it a crime to smoke in cars with minors

The island's Health Department said Sunday that violators will face a $250 penalty. Officials said 10 percent of money collected from those fines will go to the pediatric center at Puerto Rico's largest public hospital. The island banned smoking in all
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2017 19:19

[China, Puerto Rico] HOFFMAN: Smoking bans and mirrors: Is it about health? Or control?

The war on tobacco, breathlessly waged by liberals and others who yearn to command everyone and everything, is based on the hysteria that are more likely to be felled by cancer if you don't smoke.
American Thinker
added Jun 13, 2018 06:24

[Puerto Rico] CDC’s National Study on Latino Health Points to Tobacco Smoke as a Major Concern for Puerto Ricans

For those concerned about exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in their home or place of business, Zimmetry Environmental provides air testing and consulting services to identify exposure risks. These services are available across Puerto Rico and the
added May 27, 2015 02:16

[Puerto Rico, USA] Puerto Ricans have the worst health in the US of Hispanics, according to new study

—Hispanics, as a whole, have a substantially lower cigarette smoking rate than whites. But the Puerto Rican smoking rate is the highest among Hispanics, and as high as the national average....driving up the Puerto Rican death and disease rates. 'We think
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2015 20:36

Puerto Rico's economic crisis: How it happened, what's next

ads run by the Center for Individual Freedom...doesn't have to disclose its donors....was founded in the late 1990s by tobacco industry leaders seeking to fight government restrictions on has evolved to aid Republican politicians and take up
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2016 16:49

Puerto Rico Sets Sights on Tobacco Bonds in Long-Shot Money Grab

As Puerto Rico tries to cut its $70 billion of debt, investors are learning nothing is off-limits, with even constitutionally guaranteed general obligations staring down losses. While Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has yet to halt any payments -- and
Bloomberg News
added Apr 20, 2016 15:03

[Puerto Rico, North Carolina] UPDATE 1-Reynolds American to shut 2 plants, cut about 60 jobs

added May 28, 2010 00:00

Puerto Rico Passes One of Nation's Strongest Smoke-Free Laws, Says Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

U.S. Newswire
added Mar 3, 2006 00:00

Only a few are fuming as strict smoking ban looms in Puerto Rico

Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 13, 2006 00:00
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