Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania — 61 headlines found
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.
Jul 3, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05
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
May 4, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 5, 2014 14:59
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,"
Mar 23, 2014 Reuters
added Mar 24, 2014 00:50
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
Nov 3, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:48
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.
Jul 13, 2016 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
[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
Jun 30, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:22
[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.
Jan 26, 2014 Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:59
[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.
May 6, 2013 Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
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
Dec 23, 2016 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:29
"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
Aug 1, 2016 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:27