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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] Doctor warns against marijuana and tobacco mix

Dr. Martin Didier has added his voice to recent pronouncements by Dr. Lisa Charles, on the common practice of mixing marijuana and tobacco which causes lung poisoning leaving many young people gasping for breath.
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:33
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[Caribbean, Saint Lucia] “Marijuana plus tobacco equals lung poison” – Dr. Didier

Didier has added his voice to recent pronouncements by Dr. Lisa Charles admonishing the common practice of mixing marijuana and tobacco which causes lung poisoning leaving many young people gasping for breath. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:24
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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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[Caribbean, Jamaica] More Fire On Tobacco - Health Ministry Planning Additional Smoking Control Measures

Two years after it implemented a ban on smoking in public areas, the Ministry of Health is considering additional measures to clamp down on the tobacco industry, including restrictions on the contact between public officials and tobacco companies.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:26
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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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[Caribbean] Usher Smokes Cigars, Enjoys Cuban Coffee in Havana with Rapper Ludacris

Usher...visited the factories of H.Upmann and Partagas, where the Cuban cigar brands Cohiba and Montecristo are produced, and he said on Facebook and Instagram that this was his first time smoking his very own Havana "puro."
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Sep 16, 2015 17:50
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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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[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, 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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