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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Register or be fined, tobacco vendors warned

TOBACCO and suki product vendors have been reminded by the Health Ministry to start registering their businesses now. With the registration having begun on December 1, Health Minister Jone Usamate warned that failure to register would invite a cost. He
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:29
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Auckland Council red-faced over tobacco, Coke investments

"It's red faces at the council" - Auckland councillor Chris Darby on Checkpoint The council had about $320 million invested with 11 different fund managers in New Zealand and overseas. An investigation by RNZ News found one of those funds holds shares i
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:27
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Sneaky smokers beware

Ministry of Health spokesperson Sunil Chandra reiterated the reminder to members of the public who are fond of smoking in public places. "People should refrain from smoking in public places or they will have to pay the fine," he said.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] VIDEOS: Oceania Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Tobacco control

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services tobacco control unit will keep a close watch in areas which have been declared smoke free zones to ensure that people obey the law. Tobacco Control Unit acting manager, Afiz Ali said the ministry remained comm
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:34
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[Australia and Oceania] Another Fiji city pledges to go smoke free

Lautoka has become the latest city in Fiji to launch initiatives with the view of eventually declaring the city a tobacco free zone. Smoking has been banned in public places including bus stops, markets, and playing grounds.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:13
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home

OVER 55 per cent of children between the age of 13 to 15 years are secondhand smokers in their own homes. This was the result of a recent Global School-based Health survey done in the country.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Concerns e-cig ads attract non-smokers

One company, NZ VAPOR, is part way through an advertising campaign on an Auckland radio station... Chris Bullen researches e-cigarettes. ..."The advertising, if it's portrayed in a particular way, could be a means of recruiting non-smokers.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 14, 2015 10:01
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Smoke-free area fight

THE Labasa Town Council will work closely with the Ministry of Health to increase no-smoking signs at all smoke-free zones in the municipality...Non-smoking zones under the Tobacco Control Legislation Amendment Act 2010 include amusement centres, theatre
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jan 3, 2015 14:00
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