Headlines Tagged with Caribbean — 152 headlines found
While divulging little about proposed changes to the law, Minister of Health John Boyce said Government would look to extend the ban beyond covered areas because when people step outside of a facility such as a restaurant to smoke, those dining inside we
Feb 24, 2018 St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Feb 26, 2018 20:29
The anti-smoking legislation prohibits smoking in public places such as structures or facilities owned or occupied by the state or a statutory boards; factories, workplaces or other structures that are fully or substantially enclosed; and hotel lobbies,
Feb 23, 2018 Barbados Today (bb)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:02
NOVEMBER is lung cancer awareness month...let us all join in the fight against lung cancer this November by encouraging our friends who smoke to give up the habit, while reminding others to pay attention to their family history and environment.
Nov 15, 2017 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:40
Managing Director of tobacco company Carreras Limited Marcus Steele says the Government should tread carefully in its plans to introduce new tobacco legislation so as to avoid undermining the social outreach of the company and other players in the indust
Oct 19, 2017 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
[Caribbean, Jamaica, Latin America] C'bean health ministers agree on new agenda to attain universal health by 2030
The new strategy aims to accelerate the implementation of these four measures, which are part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), PAHO said, noting that the treaty was ratified in 2005, “but its implementation has been uneven in a
Sep 29, 2017 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:14
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
Sep 1, 2017 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33
-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.
Aug 30, 2017 St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Sep 1, 2017 02:05
The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is set to make a move that will see the banning of smoking in public places as they step up efforts improve the health of lives of citizens and residents. Minister of Health Wendy Phipps said the process will start t
Aug 26, 2017 St. Kitts-Nevis Observer (kn)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:10
[Caribbean] Is this the most expensive holiday ever? One-week trip to a remote island goes on sale for $1 MILLION - with perks including unlimited champagne, caviar tasting, cigar making and a pot of gold
Shopping website VeryFirstTo.com has launched the lavish trip in a bid to appeal to its uber-rich clientele.... The package also offers guests the chance to design their own cigar with experts, if smoking is their thing.
Aug 23, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
Under the change, implemented Aug. 16, cigarette products will include photos of children with breathing masks, discolored gums and blackened lungs. Facts about the harmful effects of smoking will also be included on every cigarette box.
Aug 20, 2017 teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:47