Tag Archives: Tobacco Control Ordinance

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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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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Bar owners divided over smoking ban

Some bar and club owners in St Helena fear their trade will suffer when tight smoking restrictions are introduced on 1 July 2012. But others are optimistic. The Tobacco Control Ordinance takes effect five years to the day after smoking … 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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