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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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[Bahamas, Caribbean] Residents get answers to their MRP concerns and questions

With respect to tobacco smuggling, Willson noted that the act is indeed a major concern for the ministry, most notably on the island of Grand Bahama. “What we have done is to reeducate the public about the importance of ensuring that the tobacco produ
Nassau Guardian (bs)
added Aug 18, 2016 20:04
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[Barbados, Caribbean] PITTS: Clamp down on tobacco adverts

We must express our strong support for the Ministry of Health and the Non-Communicable Disease Commission for their efforts in the tobacco advertisement campaign ...– GINA PITTS Chief executive officer, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados
Barbados Daily Nation (bb)
added May 1, 2016 17:33
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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] 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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[Caribbean, Netherlands, California] Is second-hand marijuana smoke an emerging problem?

I have encountered vaping in buildings, and even elevators, here and abroad. California is inconsistent in assessing air quality risks. Businesses must post warnings under Proposition 65 if carcinogens are present in minute quantities. Yet a cloud of m
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 12, 2015 14:27
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[Barbados, Caribbean, Guyana] CARICOM Ministers in Russia for health talks

Caribbean360 (bb)
added Apr 29, 2011 00:00
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] LETTER: Cigarette Ad Billboard Offensive

A billboard advertising Pacific Breeze cigarettes is prominently positioned on Hope Road... Is the public being asked to believe that the advertising agency that produced and installed the billboard, the company that commissioned and paid for it, the poli
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33
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