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Chokers in chokey: prisoners get right to smoke inside (comment added)

Inmates of Jamestown prison have been exempted from St Helena’s new ban on smoking in public buildings, which came into force on 1 September 2012. Under the law, anyone caught smoking in a public building is liable to a fine … Continue reading

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Time at the bar, please… and that means you too, kids

Children may not be able to stay late in bars on Ascension Island if new rules are agreed. Councillors will also review smoking, gambling, noise pollution and limits to closing times, reports The Islander website. They are to consider a … Continue reading

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In pictures: pupils’ tobacco campaign posters

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Click the pic to see the posters produced by St Helena’s young people to encourage islanders to avoid smoking, with new tobacco controls due to come into force on 1 September 2012.

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Art for heart’s sake: best anti-smoking posters chosen

More than 150 young people on St Helena have taken part in a poster competition intended to help islanders have healthier hearts and lungs, and avoid a host of fatal diseases. Cameron Johnson’s picture of Jonathan the tortoise – the world’s oldest … Continue reading

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New smoking law ‘will combat health problems’ on St Helena

Banning smoking in public premises on St Helena will improve the health of smokers and non-smokers alike – including children. And that should mean less spending on medical treatment, according to senior environmental health officer Georgina Young. She said islanders … Continue reading

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Saint FM hosts studio session on new smoking rules

A studio discussion is being held by Saint FM on toughened-up smoking laws that come into effect in St Helena in September. Leigh Richards will host six guests on Wednesday, 19 June, at 10am St Helena time (11am UK time). … Continue reading

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Campaign starts as smoking age rises to 18 (comment added)

Teenage smokers on St Helena will find their habit becomes illegal in public places from September 2012 – with the risk of a £500 fine if they break the new rules. At the moment, young people can legally smoke from … Continue reading

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