Headlines Tagged with Jamaica — 274 headlines found
Professor Everard Barton, chief of nephrology at the University Hospital of the West Indies, and chairman of Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, has called on the Government to make haste in passing tobacco-control legislation. Barton, speaking during a
Mar 3, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:39
the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) would like to reiterate that the main concern of the coalition in this matter is the protection of the health of the Jamaican people from the effects of tobacco use.
Jun 24, 2012 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:35
Jamaica's ban was met with criticism and despair by business owners, especially those that cater to tourists and say the restrictions limit business. Expect a similar backlash in Hawaii.
Jul 23, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2013 19:11
Carreras, which currently uses text on retail packages warning of the likely impact on the well-being of users, it will also now be using pictures and pictograms, depicting diseases that may arise from the consumption of tobacco products.
Jan 6, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 6, 2013 14:24
The Jamaica Office of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recognizes the efforts made by the Ministry of Health to protect the rights of local citizens to a tobacco free environment. Last week on National World Diab
Nov 23, 2012 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:58
let's put a little bit of moral suasion in the mix. After all, smokers are not mindless, uncaring, selfish and suicidal bastards; we, too, desire a healthy lifestyle and we try harder to achieve this than many people realise. Spare us a thought!
Oct 12, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:25
THE Opposition Jamaica Labour Party has called for a six-month suspension of the ban on smoking in public places, during which the regulations informing the process should be tabled and debated in Parliament.
Jul 21, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 23, 2013 06:57
Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says the Ministry remains open to facilitating dialogue and “reasonable” suggestions from stakeholders regarding the newly implemented Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. The regulations, which stipula
Jul 17, 2013 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:24
Two legal and easily accessible substances have become a growing cause for worry, having been listed as the substances most abused by Jamaicans. According to the National Council on Drug Abuse, alcohol and tobacco are among the top three most abused sub
Nov 7, 2012 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 7, 2012 21:06
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
Apr 9, 2014 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:13