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Puerto Vallarta Coffee & Headlines • January 16, 2023

Today it’s mostly about cigarettes—where to smoke and buy them, and where not—as there are new laws. Beach vendors grumble at new permit procedures. Is your favorite non-profit registered properly in Mexico? PLUS: a song I never thought I’d hear performed cumbia style.

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Welcome to Coffee & Headlines! Coffee & Headlines is a community-sponsored project produced by Paco Ojeda for Puerto Vallarta English-speaking locals.
Find answers to all your questions here: https://www.paco-ojeda.com/faq
Did not find an answer to your question? Then kindly ask it here: https://paco-ojeda.com/contact/
Subscribe to our FREE weekly newsletter here: https://paco-ojeda.com/newsletter/
Did you learn something new and useful? Then consider supporting Coffee & Headlines here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ojedapaco

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From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

New federal laws governing tobacco smoking come into effect. https://vallartaopina.net/entraron-en-vigor-las-nuevas-restricciones-para-fumadores/

Smoking is no longer allowed on the beach. https://contralinea.net/ya-no-se-podra-fumar-en-playas-areas-comunes-de-hoteles-y-restaurantes/

Stores can no longer display cigarettes or other tobacco products. https://www.excelsior.com.mx/nacional/hasta-la-vista-baby-a-partir-de-hoy-tiendas-tienen-prohibido-exhibir-cigarros/1564449

Needless to say, CANIRAC—the restaurant association—is not having it. https://contralinea.net/canirac-promueve-accion-penal-contra-nuevas-disposiciones-de-la-ley-antitabaco/

Basilio Badillo is closed to vehicular traffic. https://contralinea.net/anuncia-seapal-vallarta-cierre-vial-por-obras-en-calle-basilio-badillo/

Beach vendors, unhappy with new permit renewal procedures. https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/duermen-afuera-de-semarnat-les-niegan-refrendo-a-sus-permisos/

LEISURE

Is your favorite non-profit organization properly registered with the Mexican government? https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/40-asociaciones-civiles-reguladas-61741

Mexican wine gets an official commemorative day. https://www.gob.mx/agricultura/prensa/declara-gobierno-de-mexico-el-7-de-octubre-como-dia-del-vino-mexicano

LISTEN: Can you believe they turned this popular American movie theme into a cumbia?

The cat’s out of the bag! My ‘Adventures in Vernacular Spanish’ lecture is coming up. https://www.facebook.com/events/699127168260894/

REMINDER: Our Winter Meet & Greet will be on January 20 at Whiskey Kitchen, and the wonderful Amy Armstrong will be playing live! https://www.facebook.com/events/1314337259350716

REMINDER: We’re going to enjoy Amy Armstrong’s ‘Ouid’ ode to cannabis on Saturday, January 21! Get your tickets soon! https://www.facebook.com/events/491342369646348/491342386313013/

Puerto Vallarta Coffee & Headlines • January 16, 2023

Today it’s mostly about cigarettes—where to smoke and buy them, and where not—as there are new laws. Beach vendors grumble at new permit procedures. Is your favorite non-profit registered properly in Mexico? PLUS: a song I never thought I’d hear performed cumbia style.

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Welcome to Coffee & Headlines! Coffee & Headlines is a community-sponsored project produced by Paco Ojeda for Puerto Vallarta English-speaking locals.
Find answers to all your questions here: https://www.paco-ojeda.com/faq
Did not find an answer to your question? Then kindly ask it here: https://paco-ojeda.com/contact/
Subscribe to our FREE weekly newsletter here: https://paco-ojeda.com/newsletter/
Did you learn something new and useful? Then consider supporting Coffee & Headlines here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ojedapaco

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From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

New federal laws governing tobacco smoking come into effect. https://vallartaopina.net/entraron-en-vigor-las-nuevas-restricciones-para-fumadores/

Smoking is no longer allowed on the beach. https://contralinea.net/ya-no-se-podra-fumar-en-playas-areas-comunes-de-hoteles-y-restaurantes/

Stores can no longer display cigarettes or other tobacco products. https://www.excelsior.com.mx/nacional/hasta-la-vista-baby-a-partir-de-hoy-tiendas-tienen-prohibido-exhibir-cigarros/1564449

Needless to say, CANIRAC—the restaurant association—is not having it. https://contralinea.net/canirac-promueve-accion-penal-contra-nuevas-disposiciones-de-la-ley-antitabaco/

Basilio Badillo is closed to vehicular traffic. https://contralinea.net/anuncia-seapal-vallarta-cierre-vial-por-obras-en-calle-basilio-badillo/

Beach vendors, unhappy with new permit renewal procedures. https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/duermen-afuera-de-semarnat-les-niegan-refrendo-a-sus-permisos/


LEISURE

Is your favorite non-profit organization properly registered with the Mexican government? https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/40-asociaciones-civiles-reguladas-61741

Mexican wine gets an official commemorative day. https://www.gob.mx/agricultura/prensa/declara-gobierno-de-mexico-el-7-de-octubre-como-dia-del-vino-mexicano

LISTEN: Can you believe they turned this popular American movie theme into a cumbia?
https://youtu.be/SD00I20SMFg

The cat’s out of the bag! My ‘Adventures in Vernacular Spanish’ lecture is coming up. https://www.facebook.com/events/699127168260894/

REMINDER: Our Winter Meet & Greet will be on January 20 at Whiskey Kitchen, and the wonderful Amy Armstrong will be playing live! https://www.facebook.com/events/1314337259350716

REMINDER: We’re going to enjoy Amy Armstrong’s ‘Ouid’ ode to cannabis on Saturday, January 21! Get your tickets soon! https://www.facebook.com/events/491342369646348/491342386313013/