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[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
Reuters
added Apr 2, 2014 09:05
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[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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[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] Challenge to Australia tobacco law could have vast impact

A landmark challenge to Australia's plain-packaging law for cigarettes and cigars at the WTO could have vast implications for how governments square the rules of trade with radical public health measures. The case against Canberra has been spearheaded by
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 5, 2014 14:59
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[Australia and Oceania, UK] Australia tobacco sales edge up despite plain packaging -industry

Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed at deterring smokers ... "When you commoditise a product, people go after the price,"
Reuters
added Mar 24, 2014 00:50
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[Australia and Oceania] Calls for ban of alcohol and cigarettes in American Samoa

The secretary of Samoan Affairs in American Samoa, Satele Galu Satele, has called for legislation banning the importation of alcohol and cigarettes as a way to fight the non communicable diseases crisis. Satele told a panel discussion at the launch of t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:48
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Australia and Oceania] World Health Organisation says Pacific considering cigarette plain packaging

says a number of countries across the Pacific are considering following in Australia's footsteps and introducing plain packaging of cigarettes. The WHO is set to join governments across the region in a major drive to make the Pacific tobacco free within
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:22
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[Australia and Oceania] Smoking ceremony launches Australia Day / Tight squeeze as NSW celebrates Australia

An indigenous smoking ceremony has launched Australia Day celebrations on and around Sydney Harbour.
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:59
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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)

Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
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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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