TASPO


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TASPOTrinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra
TASPOTargeting and Analysis Systems Program Office (US DHS)
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Some members of Taspo stayed behind in London, where the steelpan took off with the large West Indian community there.
Chapter 5 details the development of TASPO, the Trinidad All-Steel Percussion Orchestra (1949-51).
Cigarette sales at convenience stores have been on the rise recently because people cannot buy them from machines unless they have a Taspo age-verification card.
Convenience stores have recently enjoyed growth in tobacco sales and customer numbers following the introduction of ''Taspo'' smart cards in March as part of an effort to prevent minors from buying cigarettes at vending machines.
''Taspo'' smart cards were introduced in a limited number of areas in March and extended nationwide by July 1, in a bid to prevent minors from buying cigarettes at vending machines.
''Taspo'' smart cards, which are designed to prevent minors from buying cigarettes at vending machines, were introduced in a limited number of areas in March and extended nationwide by July 1.
Sales rose for the third straight month partly because those without ''taspo'' cards necessary to buy tobacco from vending machines visited convenience stores, where they can purchase tobacco products over the counter, the Japan Chain Stores Association said.
Supermarket sales in Japan in the January-June period remained sluggish due partly to lackluster clothing sales, while sales at convenience stores across the country in June alone were boosted due to the introduction of ''taspo'' cards for tobacco vending machines, industry bodies said Tuesday.
The total number of store visits as a result increased 2.3 percent to 1.04 billion, a rise for the third straight month, as some smokers still do not have the taspo card, which is designed to prevent minors from buying tobacco through vending machines.