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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Tobacco Act: New Smoking Ban Now In Effect

“The Department of Health would like to inform the public that from 1 August, there is a ban on smoking, including e-cigarettes, both inside and anywhere outside certain government premises. “These premises include health care facilities, residential ca
Bernews
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] New smoking laws begin tomorrow

Flavoured tobacco products will no longer be sold, electronic cigarettes will only be available in pharmacies and there will be new restrictions on where people can smoke. Department of Health director David Kendell said these are some of the changes th
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Jul 30, 2016 20:55
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Smoking ban imposed on hospital grounds

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has imposed a smoking ban on the grounds of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre. Starting on Monday, August 1, it will be an offence to smoke anywhere on these properties. “The BHB is c
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:27
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[Caribbean] Bermuda Airport Smoking Lounge Closed Down

The smoking lounge at the airport has been closed effective April 1st, with the Ministry saying the lounge has now “been decommissioned” however “smoking continues to be permitted at designated outdoor areas.” In explaining why it was closed, the Minist
Bernews
added Apr 7, 2016 20:10
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Weeks to meet minister over tobacco bill

Shadow health minister Michael Weeks is to meet with health minister Jeanne Atherden to discuss amendments to the Tobacco Control Act... “Purchasing single cigarettes....serves as a way for many to kick the habit of smoking. With the nature of this bill
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:14
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] House: Tobacco bill stopped

“Punitive and draconian” tobacco legislation brought to the House of Assembly has been delayed after rigorous opposition from the Progressive Labour Party. While the Opposition broadly agreed with the spirit of the legislation brought by health minister
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Dec 5, 2015 16:12
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Health Ministry Statement: Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 is intended to make smoking less available and attractive to children the Ministry said, with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Health, Jeanne Atherden saying that “Bermuda is years behind other jurisdictions” when it comes
Bernews
added Aug 19, 2015 18:34
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[Bermuda] Tobacco restrictions branded draconian

Bermuda’s upcoming tobacco restrictions are draconian and possibly the strictest in the world, according to a tobacconist who will have to take 161 products off his shelves. “There is not another country in the world that is banning so many products,” sa
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Aug 15, 2015 20:01
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Anger over changes to tobacco legislation

Ministry of Health revealed last night that the sale of premium cigars would still be permitted at public events. The Tobacco Control Bill 2015 was tabled in the House of Assembly in June by Jeanne Atherden, the Minister of Health. But its introduction b
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Aug 7, 2015 05:24
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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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