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[South America/Caribbean] Honduras Revives Australian Tobacco Packaging Law Challenge ($$)

The government of Honduras has renewed its fight against Australia's rules imposing trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and is poised to establish a World Trade Organization panel to hear its arguments, accor
Law360
added Sep 14, 2013 08:40
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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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, South America/Caribbean, UK] Tobacco proposal for TPP trade talks sparks backlash ($$)

The Obama administration is facing a furore over its latest tobacco proposal in trade talks with 11 Pacific Rim countries, with critics charging it will boost smoking in the region and business groups fighting back. Michael Froman, US trade representati
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 22, 2013 16:55
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Consultations on Tobacco Control Regulations End

The Ministry of Health has received some 20 submissions from a wide range of interest groups, as the public consultations on the tobacco control regulations closed on Tuesday, August 13. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguso
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:48
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Adventists target smokers

Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is training some of its professional members in strategies to help smokers kick the habit. Over the Emancipation weekend, more than 50 pastors, teachers and medical practitioners assembled at the headquarters of Ce
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 15, 2013 10:23
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil

The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
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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
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[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
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[Canada, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER OF THE DAY - The danger of second-hand smoke

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.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:21
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[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
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