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Anti-smoking legislation coming by year end – Tufton – Minister concerned about high incidence of tobacco use among teens

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says that by the end of this year, his ministry will be bringing forward legislation to clamp down on public smoking as reports have surfaced that approximately 15 per cent of…

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Anti-smoking legislation coming by year end – Tufton – Minister concerned about high incidence of tobacco use among teens

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says that by the end of this year, his ministry will be bringing forward legislation to clamp down on public smoking as reports have surfaced that approximately 15 per cent of…

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Anti-smoking legislation coming by year end – Tufton – Minister concerned about high incidence of tobacco use among teens

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says that by the end of this year, his ministry will be bringing forward legislation to clamp down on public smoking as reports have surfaced that approximately 15 per cent of…

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St Ann to get additional $30 million for road projects

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says an additional $30 million is to be added to the road budget for St Ann. Speaking at a St Ann Municipal Corporation meeting on Thursday McKenzie emphasised that the...

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SMA urged to increase efficiency in managing spectrum

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams has called for the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) to increase efficiency in regulating and managing spectrum for the benefit of Jamaica. Williams argued that with the advent of next-...

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Water shops to be constructed in St Ann

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie, says water shops are to be constructed in St. Ann in the 2020/2021 financial year.  McKenzie made the disclosure during a meeting at the St Ann Municipal Corporation in...

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KSAMC to assist with constructing ramp at Gordon House

Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams has given a commitment that the Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) will assist with the construction of a ramp to improve accessibility to Gordon House for members of the disabled community....

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Firearm, ammunition and ganja seized in St Elizabeth, man charged

One man has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, possession and dealing in ganja following the seizure on the Gazeland main road in St Elizabeth. Charged is 24-year-old Johnothan Chung, otherwise called...

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Suspected drowning in Hanover

Thirty-one-year-old Charleston Wright, a farmer of Prospect, Hanover is believed to have drowned at the Half Moon Beach in the parish on Saturday. The Green Island Police report that about 11:30 a.m., Wright was in the water on a kayak when it...

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