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[Jamaica] Ban on Smoking: Health Ministry Clarifies Public Places

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
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 14:51

[Jamaica] E-Cigarettes ... The Digital Age Of Smoking

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
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 08:49

[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] National Council on Drug Abuse backs smoking ban

has put its full support behind the Government's ban on smoking in public places, which will take effect today.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:08

[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

[Jamaica] Law takes light out of cigarettes today - Stiff penalties for those who sell, smoke in public

Effective today, all that has changed. Anyone caught smoking in public and enclosed spaces can be arrested and fined up to $500,000 or one year in prison. "That can't right. Afta wi nah trouble nobody. Everybody in yah smoke. What a bunch a man inna a b
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 15, 2013 17:45

[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica adopts smoking ban in public places

People caught lighting up in bars, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces now face hefty penalties in Jamaica. The new law also prohibits smoking in outdoor public spots such as bus stops and open-air sports stadiums.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 15, 2013 17:42
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Lebanese Night Smoking!

Last Saturday night, Mystic India, Friends for Education (FFE), and DJ Irie Latino transformed the courtyard of the Whitter Village in Ironshore, along the Rose Hall corridor, into a middle eastern oasis. Private cabanas, smoking hookahs and Jamaican be
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:03

[Jamaica] Marches scheduled in support of ban on public smoking

Several organisations are collaborating to hold marches in three towns across Jamaica in support of the ban on smoking in public places, which comes into effect on Monday. The marches are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday morning in Morant Bay, St
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:50

[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40

Jamaica to Prohibit Smoking in Public Places

The nationwide ban will take effect July 15. People will no longer “have to involuntarily inhale tobacco smoke, with its over 40 carcinogens,” Fenton Ferguson, the minister of heath, said in a statement when the new regulations were announced in late Jun
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 4, 2013 01:53
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