Tag - Tobacco bill

Zambia: CSOs ask Parley to table tobacco control bill

Zambia Consortium on Tobacco Control calls for the tabling of tobacco control legislation (the Tobacco Control Bill) before Parliament. Zambia Media Network Against Tobacco Chairperson Paxina Phiri said the Tobacco Control Bill is in essence a domestication of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to which Zambia became a signatory on 23 May...

Jamaica: Proposals made for Tobacco Bill to limit public sector/business links

PROPOSED limitations on interaction between public bodies/personnel and tobacco products companies raised temperatures at yesterday's meeting of a joint select committee reviewing smoking regulations. The limitations included in Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) states: “In setting and implementing their public health policies with respect to tobacco...