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[Jamaica] LETTER: LAPRADE: Don't intrude on smoking parents' privacy

THE EDITOR, Sir: I'm afraid that the proposal to ban smoking in cars occupied by children represents an unwarranted intrusion into the privacy and autonomy of parenthood.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 11, 2013 12:44
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[Jamaica] Ferguson calls on teachers to help steer youth away from smoking

HEALTH MINISTER Dr Fenton Ferguson has called on the island's more than 27,000-strong teachers to support the ministry's assault on non-communicable diseases, especially those caused by tobacco use.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 19, 2013 22:42
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Consultations on Tobacco Control Regulations End

The Ministry of Health has received some 20 submissions from a wide range of interest groups, as the public consultations on the tobacco control regulations closed on Tuesday, August 13. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguso
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:48
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[Jamaica] Three Arrested For Smoking At Sumfest

BUREAU:Three smokers who ignored reminders by the police were arrested during last Thursday Dancehall Night at Reggae Sumfest 2013. Several other smokers were let off with a reminder by the cops that the new smoking ban makes it illegal to smoke at event
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:58
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[Jamaica] Ferguson stands firm but admits tobacco ban untidy

MINISTER of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says the Public Health Act (PHA) empowers him to take the decisions he has taken to ban public smoking, without seeking Parliament's approval. "Sections 14 and 15 of the Public Health Act empowers the minister to t
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:25
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[Jamaica] 'Smoking ban rollout "untidy"'

Cigarette Company, Carreras is expressing concern that many Jamaicans still do not know what the ban on smoking in public places means, even as it comes into effect today.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:37
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[Jamaica] World No Tobacco Day Friday to focus on banning advertising

Jamaica will join the rest of the world in intensifying efforts against tobacco advertising and promotion on World No Tobacco Day on Friday (May 31).
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 30, 2013 07:24
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] St James police to target public smoking

Nesbeth told The Gleaner that his officers' hands are somewhat tied as the system has yet to reach the stage where tickets can be issued to persons found in breach of the law. "We know this is happening in public spaces and the police need to do more, b
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Shaw increases taxes on gasoline, cigarettes effective tomorrow

Minister of Finance Audley Shaw in order to fund his $1.5 million tax break has increased taxes on cigarettes, petrol and departure tax effective tomorrow. Shaw, speaking Parliament on Government’s plans to finance the $580-billion budget and meet commit
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Jamaica] Westmoreland-based widow not letting go of her faithful pipe / Smoking for 85 years

Even with the protestation of her children and other relatives, the senior citizen insists that her life is not going up in smoke. The diminutive Samuels, who stands at four feet, eight inches, reinforced her point by relating the view of her medical pra
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:07
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