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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Ministry Open to Dialogue on Tobacco Regulations

Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says the Ministry remains open to facilitating dialogue and “reasonable” suggestions from stakeholders regarding the newly implemented Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. The regulations, which stipula
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:24
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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[South America/Caribbean] Forget Cuba, London's The Wellesley Hotel is a Cigar Lover's Paradise

With a humidor filled with $2 million worth of fine cigars, it boasts the biggest collection in all of Europe.
Maxim
added Apr 12, 2016 23:55
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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[Caribbean, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] World Cigarettes - Americas 2014

the result of ERC's extensive market research covering the Americas cigarettes market. It provides an analysis of changing consumption patterns and evolving market drivers in the cigarettes industry in the region. This report provides detailed market data
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 13:40
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Consultations on Tobacco Control Regulations End

The Ministry of Health has received some 20 submissions from a wide range of interest groups, as the public consultations on the tobacco control regulations closed on Tuesday, August 13. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguso
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:48
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Shaw increases taxes on gasoline, cigarettes effective tomorrow

Minister of Finance Audley Shaw in order to fund his $1.5 million tax break has increased taxes on cigarettes, petrol and departure tax effective tomorrow. Shaw, speaking Parliament on Government’s plans to finance the $580-billion budget and meet commit
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)

Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
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