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[Australia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Limited submission on a new Pacific trade and economic agreement (PDF)

PML faces tax and excise discrimination which impedes our ability to effectively compete in a number of markets. Fiji – tariff and excise barriers – unequal treatment of imported tobacco products, contrary to Fiji’s WTO obligations and GATT rules.
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Tobacco enforcement officers step up patrol

ENFORCEMENT officers will closely monitor smoke-free areas in the North as the Tobacco Control Regulation came into effect yesterday.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:34
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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji to be smoke-free

THE Ministry of Health is calling on members of the public to join its campaign to make Fiji a smoke-free country. ... Mr Tavui revealed that Fiji, being a small country with less than 900,000 people, was struggling with the burden of death and diseases
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 2, 2013 14:56
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[Australia and Oceania] Tobacco company eyes American Samoa

A cigarette company in Samoa has expressed interest in doing business in American Samoa. When officials from American Samoa met Samoa's Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo two months ago, they were made aware of a request by the British American
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 22, 2013 10:00
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Government Increases Tobacco Excise Duty By 20%

The Minister for Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rick Hou has announced that the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has increased excise duty for Tobacco products by 20%. This measure is part of the Government’s commitment to ensure the proportion of excise on
Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2013 00:39
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Anger over Tobacco Regulation

Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Smoke price to rise

EXPECT a hike in the price of cigarettes if local authorities support moves to increase taxation on cigarettes in Pacific Islands, where a high percentage of deaths are related to diseases caused by non communicable diseases (NCDs).
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:22
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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, Fiji] More areas declared smoke free

Smoking in restaurants will be illegal as of 1st of July, and a thousand dollars fine will be carried if any one business breaches this. This comes as a new law under the tobacco control regulation 2012 where graphical warnings on cigarette packets will
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58
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[Asia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Imprisonment for selling cigarette rolls

A man was imprisoned for 20 days last week for selling cigarette rolls illegally. Under the Tobacco Control Regulation anyone who sells cigarette rolls will be taken to task.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added May 5, 2014 23:54
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