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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] LETTER: No retreat on smoking ban

It is not the Tobacco Control Regulations that will hurt the poor, but the tobacco industry (and others who benefit financially), which markets and sells an addictive and unhealthy product which is bought by mainly those who can least afford it.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:18
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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] Beware! Cigarette companies luring kids into smoking with technology

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning parents to be even more vigilant, as cigarette and tobacco companies have stepped up their use of technology and mobile applications to entice individuals to smoke. Speaking at a forum yesterday, Executive Dire
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:52
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[Jamaica] $200m uncustomed 'Craven A' cigarettes seized at wharf

Two hundred million dollars worth of uncustomed "Craven A" cigarettes were seized at the Kingston Container Terminal today.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:51
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] New Cigarette Maker Already Victim Of Fake Products

Nostic Agricultural & Manufacturing Limited says local distributors are now hesitant to stock its cigarettes as counterfeit products are causing serious confusion in the market. Contraband D&J Royal cigarettes hit the local market even before the authen
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:48
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[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Tufton seeks partners in fight against improper tobacco use

Dr Tufton invited the public to assist law enforcers by identifying the events, bars, restaurants, beaches, and other places where the law is being flouted. The information, the minister said, may be shared with the police, their nearest health departme
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 31, 2016 19:50
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[Jamaica] Carreras regrets scholarships may be hit by pending tobacco restrictions

CIGARETTE distributor Carreras Ltd expressed regret that pending regulations aimed at curtailing its advertising and sponsorship could stop it from offering scholarships. It represents an area that benefits the general public from the company whose produ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:26
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[Jamaica] Last day for public comments on tobacco control regulations

Today is the last day for Jamaicans to make submissions as the government carries out consultations on the tobacco control regulations. The controversial regulations govern the ban on smoking in public spaces which has been in effect since July 15.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:06
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] World health body gives Ja thumbs up on smoking ban

The World Health Federation (WHF) has congratulated Jamaica on what it says is the long-awaited Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations which bans smoking in public spaces. The regulation took effect on Monday.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:33
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