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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Act offenders become liable from May

The Tobacco Control Act 2016 which was recently signed into law by President David Granger has 46 Clauses at least 26 of which detail actions which constitute offences. These offences are detailed in 6 of the 11 parts and offenders become culpable from
Stabroek News (gy)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:39
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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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[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] STEFANUTO: Central America is smoking

we cannot prevent the large scale volcanic eruptions and their disastrous effects on natural and public health. But, it might be sensible to think that we can prevent people from dying of tobacco smoke related disease. A recent study has shown the new leg
TheCostaRicaNews.com General (cr)
added May 29, 2016 15:23
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer poses as a newsstand cashier selling cigarettes so he can warn customers about the horrific dangers of smoking

João Cândido, from the Brazilian state of Paraña, was diagnosed with larynx cancer 14 years after he stopped smoking two packs a day... The Brazilian public service announcement reminds people what can happen when smoking doesn't kill them
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:55
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] WHO Backs Uruguay In Legal Battle With Tobacco Company

has expressed support for the Uruguayan government in its ongoing legal dispute with U.S.-based tobacco giant Philip Morris International, an aide to President Jose Mujica told reporters. Diego Canepa, who said the government discussed the matter at a Ca
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 7, 2014 09:05
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[Ireland, South America/Caribbean] Cuba in bid to halt tobacco package plans

While Cuba acknowledges Ireland’s right to protect “the health of its people”, it cannot compromise its WTO commitments, the Caribbean country has argued. ... Now, Cuba wants Ireland to delay introducing its own laws until the WTO adjudicates. Health Min
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 27, 2014 02:26
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[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica will Host the 4th Latin American Conference Tobacco or Health Celebrating the Second Anniversary of the Application of Law Number 9028 for Tobacco Control

The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference, organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, will bring together the world's best scientists in Tobacco Control.
PR Web
added Mar 5, 2014 17:58
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] Obama administration retreats on tobacco control in Pacific trade talks - The Hill's Global Affairs

“The new USTR proposal does not recognize tobacco as a uniquely harmful product or provide a safe harbor for nations to regulate in order to reduce tobacco use, as the initial proposal would have done,” a coalition of five public-health groups said in a
The Hill
added Sep 11, 2013 13:27
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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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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] 'You can't regulate how I enjoy myself'

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.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 12:02
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