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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Smoking in public places

This week we asked persons in the street for their thoughts on smoking in public places and what they think should be done about it. Their comments follow:
Stabroek News (gy)
added Aug 8, 2013 16:30

[Canada, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: The 'right' to die?

Heather died on May 22, 2006. Her goal was to be the last person to die from second-hand smoke in her country. Let us support our minister of health as he tries to ensure that this will never again be the fate of a Jamaican worker. Deborah Chen
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:23

[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica Cancer Society Supports Ban on Smoking in Public Places

Addressing the 2013 staging of the Relay for Life Awards Ceremony at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston on July 16, Executive Director of the JCS, Yulit Gordon, said the Government must be commended for its commitment to safeguarding the health and wellnes
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 01:57

[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba challenges Australia over tobacco packaging

Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 6, 2013 13:46

[South America/Caribbean] Euromonitor: Tobacco Industry’s Outlook Dims in Latin America as Countries Take Strong Action

Thanks to strong government action to reduce tobacco use, the tobacco industry's outlook in Latin America is dimming according to new analysis by Euromonitor International, a strategy research group for consumer products. The analysis cites the example
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2013 12:51

[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Where is the enforcement of the no-smoking zones?

as smokers continue to make a mockery of the ban, Dr Fenton Ferguson...told The Gleaner on Tuesday that it was now a police matter to execute the law and has called for greater enforcement and public education on the control measures, which he described a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15

[Guyana, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Demtoco director says 'draconian' tobacco laws could shutter operations ($$)

Kirton, who told shareholders at the company’s 82nd Annual General Meeting that it has shared with the government the “industry’s position,” which includes a request “for balanced regulation that offers an opportunity for the existence of smokers and non
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31

[South America/Caribbean] SANP Enters Letter of Intent to Acquire Dominican Republic Tobacco Company

Santo Mining Corporation also known as Cathay Lifestyle Group Inc., (OTC PINK: SANP), (the "Company"), announced the signing of a letter of intent to purchase a controlling interest in a tobacco company in the Dominican Republic, Tabacalera Café Fuerte SR
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Dec 14, 2015 15:53

[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] STEPHENSON: The smoking ban and impact on lung cancer

We need to be more aggressive with anti-smoking campaigns. Graphic images and warnings on cigarette cartons are not enough. Whether the higher taxes on cigarettes are making a difference is yet to be found out. Parents have to instill in the youths the d
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:02

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

To better understand this case before it goes in front of the World Bank this month, NPR's David Greene spoke with Alexandra Hall... Here are highlights from their conversation, which has been edited for clarity and length.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:10
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