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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava

The Methodist Church has set its focus on church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava for the next three years. While speaking during the opening of the Methodist Church conference, the church president Reverend Dr Tuikilakila W (fj)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:21

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04

[Australia and Oceania] Niue smoking rates plummet, says survey

A recent study in Niue shows that the island could achieve its goal of being 'smoke-free' by 2025. Results published from a 2011 World Health Organisation survey highlights that smoking rates on Niue have fallen to just 11.6 per cent overall.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:07

[Australia and Oceania, Switzerland] AustraliaĆ¢'s Anti-Smoking Campaign Threatens Global Success Of Tobacco Industry: WTO Legal Battle Continues

Australia's tobacco policy fight is one of the biggest legal battles in public health, recently gaining new opposition from two top academic lawyers. The legal experts presented their arguments at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, in an effort to overtur
Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] There should be no smoking zones in any school - Lal

Permanent Secretary for Education, Doctor Brij Lal has stressed this as he ordered the removal of a Designated Smoking Area sign-board at Suva Grammar School located in a ground opposite the main school office. (fj)
added May 2, 2014 05:27

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia joins WTO fight over Australia tobacco law

Indonesia has made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the issue, which under the Geneva-based organisation's rules is the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute. Indonesia is the fifth country to challenge Australia at the WTO ov
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:20

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] 54 charged with smoking

"People are now aware of the consequences they will face if caught smoking in a prohibited smoking area or found contravening the requirements and obligations as stipulated under the Tobacco Control Decree and Regulation," he said.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jun 14, 2014 17:27

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Plain packaging cigarettes unsuccessful in Australia

MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11

[Australia and Oceania, Korea - South] UPDATE 1-Philip Morris to stop cigarette production in Australia

said it would shift manufacturing from Victoria state to South Korea, where it would not be bound by so-called "reduced-fire risk" laws which mean it must use particular paper and construction methods. "With any significant export opportunity restricted
added Apr 2, 2014 09:05

[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, Hawaii] Table of Contents -- September 2013, 14 (5 suppl)

Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Disparities Among Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities
Health Promotion Practice
added Aug 19, 2013 12:16
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