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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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[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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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Ferguson: Smokers to feel full force of the law

Declaring that tobacco-related illnesses continue to plague the health sector, Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says he will be moving to ensure that sanctions are fully enforced, once persons breach the recently amended tobacco regulations. The Go
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:22
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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
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:25
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[South America/Caribbean] Davidoff's Global Dominance And The Future Of The Luxury Cigar Market As Cuba Opens Up

Selling off its cigarette business and concentrating on what they call a “crop-to-shop” philosophy, Davidoff is now grossing nearly $1.3 billion annually selling top-notch product through its global chain of flagship stores. With revenue rising and produc
Forbes
added Oct 21, 2015 13:08
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[Guatemala, Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize’s Illegal Cigarette Trade

is rapidly turning into a contraband haven, forsaking its reputation as a scuba divers’ dream destination and archeological wonder in favor of that of a cigarette smuggling paradise.
The News - Radio Capital 830 Am (mx)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[South America/Caribbean] Is Costa Rica's anti-tobacco law encouraging smuggling?

Two years after Costa Rica passed an aggressive national anti-smoking law, the number of illegal smokes seized by law enforcement has skyrocketed by 89 percent, according to figures from the Finance Ministry. Some might point to the law’s tax increase a
Tico Times (cr)
added Mar 26, 2014 12:46
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[South America/Caribbean] Anti-Tobacco Law in Costa Rica Prompts Smuggling

Based on media reports in the past two years, cigarette smuggling in Costa Rica has rapidly increased in the wake of the anti-tobacco law implementation.
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:12
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[South America/Caribbean] Graphic Warnings Begin to Appear on Cigarette Packs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica joins 13 other countries in Latin America – and at least 62 countries worldwide – in requiring graphic cigarette warnings. These countries include Uruguay, which is currently fighting a lawsuit brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris Internatio
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 22, 2014 23:01
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[South America/Caribbean] Pot Becoming More Popular Than Cigarettes in Costa Rica Schools

pot in costa rica 1Those who smoked tobacco fell more than a third from 2006 to 2013. 38% of students smoked tobacco seven years ago, compared to 9% today. The change in smoking tobacco might be because of the smoking ban or because it’s now illegal to s
Costa Rican Times (cr)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:38
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