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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: MPs should support passage of Tobacco Control Bill

I am hopeful that all MPs will support the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill... My inability to have the Tobacco Control Bill passed remains one of the biggest regrets I have as the Minister of Health between May 2001 and December 2011. I also regret th
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Where is the enforcement of the no-smoking zones?

as smokers continue to make a mockery of the ban, Dr Fenton Ferguson...told The Gleaner on Tuesday that it was now a police matter to execute the law and has called for greater enforcement and public education on the control measures, which he described a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Up in smoke - ban on lighting up in public places mostly ignored

Now almost four years since the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations, 2013, came into full effect, there is little proof that the authorities have found a way to stop smoking in public spaces. Visits to a number of bars across Kingston on Tuesday
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] What the People Say About... Tobacco use in public places

This week on what the people say we asked the man/woman in the street about the smoking of tobacco products in public places and whether tariffs should be increased on cigarettes. Saline Jahoor, Sales Personnel
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:07
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Wife gets nine months for smuggling cigarettes to Dataram

Boodnarine, the common-law wife of convicted drug trafficker Barry Dataram, was today sentenced to nine months in prison for smuggling prohibited items to him. Boodnarine, 21, a mother of two, who was recently released from prison after being found not gu
Stabroek News (gy)
added May 11, 2017 19:42
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[South America/Caribbean] Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future single presentation requirements could expand to include packs in more than one stick count and packaging type.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2017 22:22
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[South America/Caribbean] Philip Morris International PM Brazil is proud to support the Center for Digital Inclusion

in bringing technology solutions that help inspire learning in schools in tobacco growing regions. Thank you Comitê Para Democratização da Informática de Santa Catarina for offering...
LinkedIn
added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
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[South America/Caribbean] Protester dies, minister sacked after Paraguay re-election vote

The re-election measure would apply to future presidents and Cartes, a soft-drink and tobacco mogul elected to a five-year term in 2013.
Reuters
added Apr 2, 2017 20:01
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[Bolivia, South America/Caribbean] Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

The tribe's members rarely smoke, Thomas added. "They mainly use cigarettes to burn these huge flies out of their skin, down there in the rainforest," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2017 01:23
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[Caribbean, Cuba, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco farmers celebrate bumper crop

Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser United States rules on cigar-buying. One night of rain combined with a winter chill can ruin a tobacc
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2017 21:17
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