Kingston - 4 April 2014
Tobacco Control Measures do not contradict trade rules. That is the general agreement coming from an inter-Ministerial group at the end of two days of consultations. Representatives from the Ministries of Agriculture; Industry, Investment and Commerce; Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade along with the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice and other agencies met to address tobacco and trade issues in Jamaica and on a global scale.
Left to right standing: Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson; Mr. Lenworth Fulton, representing the Minister of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Jean Dixon, Risk Factors Unit Chief (PAHO), Dr. Carlos Santos Burgoa, PWR Jamaica, Ms. Margareta Skold, Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown.
Left to right sitting: Professor, Georgetown University Law Centre, Dr. Benn McGrady, Consultant WHO, Ms Katherine DeLand, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, Consultant, WHO, Dr. Stella Bialous