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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] 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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[Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] Smoking ban in enclosed public places starts Wed

Trinidad Express (tt)
added Feb 14, 2010 00:00
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[Caribbean] Cuba sees best tobacco harvest in decade

Cuban authorities are expecting the delivery of around 19,000 tons of tobacco leaf this year, after seeing the best harvest of the last decade. Despite this success, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado called for tobacco producers to keep working hard, as
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:47
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Where is the enforcement of the no-smoking zones?

as smokers continue to make a mockery of the ban, Dr Fenton Ferguson...told The Gleaner on Tuesday that it was now a police matter to execute the law and has called for greater enforcement and public education on the control measures, which he described a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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[Caribbean] Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption

Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba''s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. The head of the Department of School Health at the Ministry of Education (Mined), Yanira Gomez, rem
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 25, 2017 22:38
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] GARDNER: Repeal the ‘non-smoking’ Act!

The police, who are charged with enforcing the law, have not only been ignoring these offences but are often themselves subscribing to the offence by smoking in public places. Civilians who complain are often abused or threatened. This situation warrants
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:47
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[Barbados, Caribbean] E-cigarette harmful, warns Sir Henry

An independent Senator Wednesday warned that there was no such thing as harmless smoking, as he branded e-cigarettes as “instruments of death and disease”. Making his contribution to debate on the Health Services Amendment Bill in the Upper House, retir
Barbados Today (bb)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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