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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Brandon Marshall shares worries about secondhand pot smoke with NFL

In a tweet, Marshall said that “it smells like Denver over here” because of all the pot smoke that was in the air at the wedding and shared his hope that he doesn’t fail a drug test as a result of being in the vicinity. He then directed another tweet at
NBC Sports
added Jul 27, 2015 14:03
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[Jamaica] LIAT bans e-cigarettes in checked luggage

Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline's services, effective immediately.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Mar 10, 2015 16:40
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Customs discover 4 million illegal cigarettes at Kingston port

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) along with the police on Monday seized a shipment of 400 cases of cigarettes containing four million sticks in a container at the Kingston port. The seizure has an estimated street value of more than J$120 million, accord
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:44
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[Jamaica] E -cigarettes not banned, Health Ministry says

Ministry of Health today announced that there is no ban on e-cigarettes ... is advising that the product, which contains nicotine, is not banned but requires registration and a permit to be imported into the island.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:27
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[Jamaica] EDITORIAL - Clarify e-cigarette ban

there are potentially unknown dangers in e-cigarettes, but their outright ban from entering Jamaica, while the importation of tobacco products remains legal, is, to say the least, paradoxical. Indeed, this move is likely to encourage an increase in the sm
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:39
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[Jamaica] Ministry reports 43% drop in tobacco cultivation

GOVERNMENT appears to be winning the war against tobacco cultivation, with the Ministry of Agriculture reporting a decline in the amount of land currently under production. Chief technical director in the ministry ... preliminary figures for 2014 show a
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:03
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[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica committed to meeting tobacco control obligations

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson said Jamaica remains committed to satisfying its obligations under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Dr Ferguson who made the commitment during a courtesy visit by a team from the Secretariat of th
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:09
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[Jamaica] Deadline for tobacco regulations compliance today

inesses to ensure that they meet today's deadline to comply with the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. "There will be major consequences for business places such as hotels, clubs and bars [that] do not adhere to the requirements of the Public
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:57
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Ferguson: Smokers to feel full force of the law

Declaring that tobacco-related illnesses continue to plague the health sector, Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says he will be moving to ensure that sanctions are fully enforced, once persons breach the recently amended tobacco regulations. The Go
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:22
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[Jamaica] UWI Students Ramp Up Campaign Against Smoking

A group of University of the West Indies students have taken it up on themselves to visit events on campus to preach against cigarette smoking. Ophir Gayle, the spokesperson for the group of students, which calls itself UWI Students against Second-hand
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:13
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