Headlines Tagged with South America/Caribbean — 176 headlines found
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
We expect that the Government's ban on smoking in public spaces, however, will result in a decrease in cigarette sales. This, in turn, will affect the State's contribution to the National Health Fund which benefits from a portion of the tax on tobacco p
Jun 28, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:59
[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Owners, manager of public spaces face smoking ban prosecution too
OWNERS and managers of certain establishments that allow smokers to light up on their premises will also face prosecution when the ban on smoking in public spaces comes into effect on July 15, the Ministry of Health says.
Jun 27, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:26
Legal officer at the Ministry of Health Sheryl Dennis has indicated that persons other than smokers are liable for prosecution if there is a breach of the ban on smoking in public spaces which comes into effect on July 15. "Where the owner or manager ha
Jun 27, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:24
[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]
Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Jun 20, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
[Montserrat (uk), South America/Caribbean, UK] Ministry of Health to highlight health risks of tobacco smoking
This Wednesday, June 5 at 2pm, Health Promotions Officer Wayne Hunte, will make the presentation at the Physiotherapy Suite at Glendon Hospital. Hunte is a Certified Smoking Cessation Practitioner and a trained Tobacco Dependence Treatment Specialist.
Jun 3, 2013 SKNVibes (kn)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:23
[South America/Caribbean] PAHO/WHO urges total bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in the Americas
Such bans are one of the most effective ways to reduce consumption of tobacco, which kills some 1 million people every year in this hemisphere. Only five countries in the Americas have total bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. The fi
May 31, 2013 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:46
On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) is calling on countries throughout the Americas to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
May 31, 2013 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added May 31, 2013 02:55
[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Association launched to fight illicit trade in tobacco and alcohol
British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International have launched the Digital Coding & Tracking Association (DCTA), established to promote international technical standards and develop digital tec
May 29, 2013 Stabroek News (gy)
added May 30, 2013 13:23
As we approach the close of the first decade of the FCTC, let us resolve to intensify our lobby for more action, including banishing smoking from our country and world.
May 30, 2013 Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 30, 2013 01:38