Headlines Tagged with Jamaica — 274 headlines found
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.
Aug 13, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:06
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.
Jul 21, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:33
Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says that with the ban on smoking in public spaces, including in and around educational institutions, teachers and other persons working in schools should lead by example to uphold the law. "I realise how addictive toba
Jul 21, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:29
The Ministry of Health has clarified the term 'public places', as it continues its thrust to educate the public about the new Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations 2013, which ban smoking in public places. The Regulations came into effect on July 1
Jul 17, 2013 Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 14:51
Currently, e-cigarettes are not regulated, so their safety and effectiveness on smokers, non-smokers, ex-smokers, children and the society in general have not been determined. Research has also found that some e-cigarettes contain other chemicals than th
Jul 17, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 08:49
During such a grace period, there should be a public education campaign by the Health Ministry, the Heart Foundation, and anti-smoking lobby groups to better sensitise the public on this cultural shift.
Jun 29, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:30
SOME smokers are fuming at Government's announced ban on smoking in public places, arguing that it infringes their personal liberty to recreate and enjoy themselves as they see fit.
Jun 28, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 12:02
THE draft anti-tobacco Bill — which, among other things, will ban smoking in public places — is to go before Parliament shortly, Health Minister Fenton Ferguson said on Friday.
Jun 4, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 5, 2013 07:37
governments' dithering in implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), particularly in legislating a smoke-free environment by curbing smoking in public places. ... more than 89 months or 381 weeks or 2,664 days have passed
Jan 20, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 20, 2013 10:14
A billboard advertising Pacific Breeze cigarettes is prominently positioned on Hope Road... Is the public being asked to believe that the advertising agency that produced and installed the billboard, the company that commissioned and paid for it, the poli
Sep 1, 2017 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33