Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 176 headlines found
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.
Jul 18, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 14:39
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
Jun 28, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 14:57
[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
May 31, 2013 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:46
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
May 2, 2016 Buenos Aires Herald (ar)
added May 9, 2016 13:54
[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
May 1, 2016 Fox News
added May 2, 2016 19:11
With a humidor filled with $2 million worth of fine cigars, it boasts the biggest collection in all of Europe.
Apr 11, 2016 Maxim
added Apr 12, 2016 23:55
[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.
Oct 15, 2014 Macau Hub (mo)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:12
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] KRAYEWSKI: Uruguay’s President Lectures Americans on Cigarettes and Becoming a Bilingual Country
"In the world, 8 million people are dying from smoking" each year, Mujica said, adding, "it's murder." American tobacco company Phillip Morris is currently suing Uruguay for $2 billion at the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investmen
May 12, 2014 Reason Magazine
added May 12, 2014 19:56
[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Alliance One and China Tobacco Finalize Joint Venture in Brazil
completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two crops and currently contracts with 9,500 integrated grow
Mar 31, 2014 PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39
Cuba's Tourism Ministry (Mintur) announced recently it will launch the Tobacco Trail or Tobacco Route in September, during this year's tourism and nature fair (Turnat) in westernmost Pinar del Rio province, home to lush tobacco plantations.
Jul 26, 2015 Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 26, 2015 05:55