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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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[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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[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] Christopher Tufton: Tobacco lobby all smoke and mirrors

Yet, the tobacco industry would have us acquiesce to its call for a reduction in the SCT on cigarettes, suggesting that to do so would be to stymie the illicit trade in tobacco. However, to reduce the SCT would be to encourage greater consumption of tob
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:34
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Revised standards for tobacco products

-The New Health Warnings Consist of 16 High Definition Graphic Messages. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards has recently revised the mandatory standard for the ‘Labelling of Retail Packages of Cigarettes’ SLNS 27: 1992.
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Sep 1, 2017 02:05
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Revised standards for tobacco labels in effect

It is now mandatory that tobacco products have graphic warnings which point to the dangers of cigarette smoke on their labelling. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has revised the standard for labelling tobacco products on the island. The change
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Aug 19, 2017 21:10
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[Caribbean, USA] How Cigars Became Part of the Tangled U.S.-Cuba History

The modern cigar industry began in Cuba, but things got tense there right before the Spanish-American War in the late 19th Century. So a lot of cigar makers moved their shops to Key West, a little island at the very bottom of Florida
Cuba Journal
added Mar 6, 2017 15:25
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