Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 176 headlines found
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil
The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Aug 12, 2013 Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
imagine that a shipping container completely filled with packs of smuggled cigarettes enters Costa Rica every two weeks, with the caveat that the government and the people do not enjoy revenue from the taxes imposed on these products by the Tobacco Contro
Jul 5, 2013 Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:14
PAHO/WHO Country Representative Dr William Adu-Krow has suggested tobacco control interventions should be integrated into Guyanaâ€™s development programmes and related investment initiatives.
Jun 6, 2014 Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:58
Peter Taylor travels to South America and also to East Timor, the country with the highest smoking rate for men in the world, to see whether the cigarette industry can be trusted when it says it does not seduce young people to smoke.
Jun 6, 2014 BBC Online
added Jun 6, 2014 14:29
Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
May 12, 2014 Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has underscored the need for persons to become very health conscious, and join in the campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which is responsible for about 70 per cent of preventable deaths.
Oct 19, 2013 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 19, 2013 22:44
[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]
Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Jun 20, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
Workers of the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos (ICT by its Spanish acronym) produced more than 134 million cigars this year. That figure was the result of hard work and dedication of the group, mostly women, who achieved favorable results in the use o
Dec 22, 2015 CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
The 42-year-old Anguita once smoked two or three packs of cigarettes a day — until, 17 years ago, he decided to give up smoking and start running. Since exercise helps him keep away from tobacco, he hopes it can do the same for others.
Jan 3, 2015 WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:53
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) along with the police on Monday seized a shipment of 400 cases of cigarettes containing four million sticks in a container at the Kingston port. The seizure has an estimated street value of more than J$120 million, accord
Dec 24, 2014 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:44