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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Naharnet Uruguay President Decries Tobacco 'Murder' in Obama Talks

warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday of the mass "murder" of smokers across the world, highlighting his nation's legal battle to preserve tough anti-tobacco laws. Mujica met Obama in the Oval Office for talks focusing on wider U.S.-Uruguayan rela
Naharnet (lb)
added May 12, 2014 19:47
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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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[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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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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[Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize Famous For Contraband Smokes

to the El Universal website, authorities estimate that 46% of Jalisco's cigarettes are contraband made in Vietnam, China, Paraguay and the United states, smuggled into Mexico through the Belize border. In March authorities
7 News Belize (bz)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:42
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[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
PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39
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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: Amazing progress in Latin American and Caribbean; industry fighting back hard

The conference, organized by the Costa Rica Ministry of Health and Interamerican Heart Foundation ... There was way too much going on to provide a detailed report, but in many ways the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are well ahead of the USA
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:16
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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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[Bermuda, South America/Caribbean] Island's original cash crop is back as tobacco plants flourish

The Smoke Shop owner Michael Heslop is working to bring back Bermuda's first cash crop -- tobacco -- albeit in a smaller scale. Mr Heslop has spent the last few months growing local tobacco for sale in his store in the Washington Mall.
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:27
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[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica will Host the 4th Latin American Conference Tobacco or Health Celebrating the Second Anniversary of the Application of Law Number 9028 for Tobacco Control

The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference, organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, will bring together the world's best scientists in Tobacco Control.
PR Web
added Mar 5, 2014 17:58
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