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The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico

Charles E. Gage

The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tobacco industry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles E. Gage
    SeriesCircular / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 519, Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 519.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25517593M
    OCLC/WorldCa16892298

    to Puerto Rico, either as planters in other parts of the Caribbean or as merchants in those islands where the sugar trade was important” (Chinea, 6). Thus, in addition to contributions of capital and slave labor, foreigners also brought invaluable File Size: 21KB.   Thanks to tobacco industry regulations and marketing restrictions in the US, smoking rates have dropped dramatically. John Oliver explains how tobacco companies are keeping their business strong. Puerto Rico's History - On Octo the Municipal Library of San Juan was inaugurated. In , Denmark abolished the slave trade, and Britain followed in , France in , Holland in , Spain in , and Sweden in Puerto Rico, a U.S. Caribbean territory of about 4 million people, once had an important tobacco industry but it has faded over the past century as the economy has .


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Get this from a library. The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico. [Robert L Turner; John W Sprague; United States. Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gage, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), Tobacco industry in Puerto Rico.

Washington, The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico book U.S. Dept. 36, 51, 39, 55, 55, 73, 45, 61, Compiled from U. Department The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico book Agriculture Circular THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY IN PUERTO RICO 43 TOBACCO MANUFACTURES AND The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico book Three forms of The tobacco industry in Puerto Rico book products are manufactured — cigars, ciga- rettes, and chewing tobacco.

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Against the backdrop of the antitobacco movement, the globalization and industrialization of agriculture, and intense debates over immigration, Peter Benson draws on years of field research to examine the. to reduce tobacco consumption in Puerto Rico. Therefore, it is important to determine how the efforts made by the Puerto Rico Tobacco Control Program (PRTCP) and its collaborators contributed in the transformation of Puerto Rico into a smoke-free island, and with that purpose, the authors reviewed the laws and initiatives carried out before and CAuthor: Alex Cabrera-Serrano, Antonio Cases-Rosario, Suzie Rivera-Pacheco.

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