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[Argentina, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Argentine increases tax on tobacco companies to 75 pct.

Argentine government on Monday made official a 60 to 75 percent tax hike on the manufacture of tobacco products via the publication of a decree in the Official Bulletin. The funds collected with the tax increase will allow ... and greater coverage of exp
Fox News
added May 2, 2016 19:11
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[South America/Caribbean] Dominican Republic to sell entire stake in tobacco emporium

President Danilo Medina on Monday authorized the sale of all of the government’s entire stake in the tobacco company La Tabacalera, through a call for tenders... "There’s abundant scientific evidence of (tobacco’s) severe damage to human health, since it
Dominican Today (do)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:01
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, South America/Caribbean, UK] Tobacco proposal for TPP trade talks sparks backlash ($$)

The Obama administration is facing a furore over its latest tobacco proposal in trade talks with 11 Pacific Rim countries, with critics charging it will boost smoking in the region and business groups fighting back. Michael Froman, US trade representati
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 22, 2013 16:55
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[Argentina, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Cigarettes prices hiked by 40 percent

The national government increased taxes on cigarettes, which means they will now cost up to 40 percent more, according to tobacco companies estimates. The measure will benefit tobacco-producing companies who get most of the tax collection from cigarettes
Buenos Aires Herald (ar)
added May 9, 2016 13:54
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco consumption declines moderately in Peru

Euromonitor International released a comprehensive report finding that volume sales of cigarettes in Peru declined moderately in 2013, an scenario explained by three main factors. Firstly, improved enforcement of the Peruvian law determined that consume
Andina (Peru News Agency) (pe)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:52
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[South America/Caribbean] Following Tax Law, Criminals Flood Costa Rica Tobacco Market

Costa Rica has witnessed a five-fold rise in illegal cigarette seizures since 2012, suggesting illegal groups are capitalizing on a new tobacco law to flood the market with contraband products. So far this year, Costa Rican authorities have recovered 12
InSight Crime (co)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:12
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[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica gets praise from PAHO/WHO for new tobacco law

THE Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) have heaped praises on Jamaica for the no-smoking regulations, which took effect on Monday.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 14:39
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: What exactly is a public space?

I do not wish to oppose what is essentially a good law. However, as a smoker, I would like a precise definition of what is deemed a public space. Should I be smoking on the street, which is owned by Government, would I be smoking in a public space and c
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 14:57
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO/WHO urges total bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in the Americas

Such bans are one of the most effective ways to reduce consumption of tobacco, which kills some 1 million people every year in this hemisphere. Only five countries in the Americas have total bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. The fi
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:46
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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] China Tobacco International of Brazil invests in tobacco production in Rio Grande do Sul

CTIB was created in 2012 in partnership with US company Alliance One Brasil Exportadora de Tabacos (AOB). CTIB, a subsidiary of China Tobacco International (CTI), started operating in Brazil in 2002 and buying tobacco from Brazilian producers in 2009.
Macau Hub (mo)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:12
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