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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
Stabroek News (gy)
added Sep 14, 2013 12:30
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[South America/Caribbean] Sneaking a Smoke / Paraguay's Tobacco Business Fuels Latin America's Black Market ($$)

One particular sector seems to play a significant role in the nation's corruption-related challenges—Paraguay's tobacco industry. According to a 2009 study by Uruguay’s Tobacco Epidemic Research Center (CIET), Paraguay accounts for approximately 11 perce
Foreign Affairs
added Feb 7, 2016 21:39
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[South America/Caribbean] Paris Hilton Goes Cigar Shopping in Cuba + More of What You Missed on Instagram

Obama is working hard to improve relations with the Communist country so the heiress can take Instagram photos with oversized cigars.
VH 1 (Viacom)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:44
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Smoking is Still Prohibited in Public Places – Ministry of Health

The Ministry notes that an individual recently appeared in court for breaches of the Regulations and was fined $2,000 for the offence. The Regulations prohibit smoking in specified public places including all enclosed public places, enclosed work places
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:07
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[Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize Famous For Contraband Smokes

to the El Universal website, authorities estimate that 46% of Jalisco's cigarettes are contraband made in Vietnam, China, Paraguay and the United states, smuggled into Mexico through the Belize border. In March authorities
7 News Belize (bz)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:42
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[Bermuda, South America/Caribbean] Island's original cash crop is back as tobacco plants flourish

The Smoke Shop owner Michael Heslop is working to bring back Bermuda's first cash crop -- tobacco -- albeit in a smaller scale. Mr Heslop has spent the last few months growing local tobacco for sale in his store in the Washington Mall.
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:27
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Smoking ban burning into Gov't coffers

In its Fiscal Policy Paper 2013/14 Interim Report tabled in the House of Representatives late December, Minister of Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips pointed to a significant decline in taxes from tobacco sales as one of the primary reasons for the
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:09
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[South America/Caribbean] Conan in Cuba: Cigars, rum, and 6 other segments from his historic trip

No televised trip to Havana is complete without a trip to a cigar factory, apparently, and O'Brien made the most of his, jumping on the PA system to address the workers and trying his hand at a hand-roll. His cigar looked more like a reuben than a Cuban,
Mashable.com
added Mar 8, 2015 09:36
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of US market

Overall a good article. Shame that your city council didn't do any research or look at FACTS before summarily banning it. Report as inappropriateLikeReply rshacklefordDec. 8, 14 11:50 AM I can't wait until the e-Coffee device becomes available. All t
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2014 11:53
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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] Health Ministry Insists on Banning Import Electronic Cigarettes

The ministry has not been able to stop the import. In other countries, these electronic cigarettes are banned to prevent harm to the health of people. Among the ingredients are substances that are carcinogenic, They have not yet found a way to ban the i
TheCostaRicaNews.com General (cr)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:55
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