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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] RATTRAY: What happened to anti-smoking?

Jamaica's anti-smoking legislation has been inexplicably languishing, static, frozen in time since July 2013, when tobacco-control regulations were enacted. The online copy of Minister Tufton's Sectoral Debate presentation, delivered in Gordon House on J
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:44
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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] STEFANUTO: Central America is smoking

we cannot prevent the large scale volcanic eruptions and their disastrous effects on natural and public health. But, it might be sensible to think that we can prevent people from dying of tobacco smoke related disease. A recent study has shown the new leg
TheCostaRicaNews.com General (cr)
added May 29, 2016 15:23
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later (PDF) (148 pp)

30 out of the 35 countries of the Region are Parties to the FCTC, only six countries have implemented at least four of the main measures of the FCTC at its highest level...Countries that have implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures have shown i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:23
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

The report provides the most up-to-date picture of the smoking epidemic in PAHO's 35 Member States 10 years after the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took effect. According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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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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[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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[South America/Caribbean] UK tobacco giant Imperial to make cigars in Cuba again as communist island- state opens for business

FTSE 100 tobacco giant Imperial Brands is eyeing up a return to Cuba to make high-end cigars now that the communist island- state has been opened for business once more.
This is Money (uk)
added May 6, 2016 19:10
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[South America/Caribbean] NOVAK: How to spot counterfeit cigars in Cuba (and everywhere else, too)

Most returning vacationers are proud of their wheeling and dealing in the back alleys of Havana to acquire these famous cigars at US$75 to US$100 a box. Well, my friends, I’ve got news for you: More than likely you have been ripped off.
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 6, 2016 18:56
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[China, Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Chinese company breaches Bajan agreement on cigarette advertising

Stamping out smoking will take more than a legal ban on cigarette advertisements. That was the view expressed by several shopkeepers regarding the pending legislation to ban advertising for cigarettes.
Stabroek News (gy)
added May 5, 2016 10:22
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