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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji President declares Nadi Town 'tobacco free'

Nadi Town in Fiji has become the first town in the Pacific to be declared tobacco free on Monday. It effectively embraces the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Fiji is a signatory.
Islands Business International (nz)
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59
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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] Australia's plain tobacco packaging law at the WTO

So the underlying interests fighting Australia’s plain packaging law are not developing countries, farmers or workers but the global tobacco industry. Tobacco companies have brought direct and indirect claims against Australia in every tribunal possible,
The Conversation (au)
added May 15, 2013 19:55
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Disgruntled smokers

SOME disgruntled vendors in Labasa have raised their concerns over the penalties imposed on smokers, claiming most of them are unaware of the tobacco control legislation. Speaking on behalf of the vendors, president for the Market Vendors Association Am
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:28
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] 310 smokers booked

THREE hundred and ten people throughout the country have been booked for smoking in prohibited places over the past six months, the Health Ministry's Tobacco Control Unit confirms.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2014 20:28
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Electronic cigarette market opens up

A NEW tobacco product is now being introduced in the local market and any business willing to sell the commodity has to be registered and licensed. Speaking to the Labasa Town Council officials during a tobacco control training, Health Ministry's Tobacc
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:44
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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13
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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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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

The move sets the wheels in motion on a legal dispute widely seen as a test case for tobacco control around the world, with health ministries pitted against cigarette firms such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris and Japan Toba
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2013 08:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation

Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20
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