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[Jamaica] LETTER: Big Tobacco's stealthy ads

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) notes with concern the recent advertising campaign ... The tobacco industry is now very disingenuously placing these advertisements under the guise of providing information about the tobacco-control regulat
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:00
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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] EDITORIAL - Issues still to be addressed in smoking ban

But the announcement by the health minister, Dr Fenton Ferguson, in Parliament on Wednesday left unaddressed the issue of balance between individual rights and the public good as well as the potential impact of the decision on the Government's ability to
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:23
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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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