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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Sneaky smokers beware

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.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home

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.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05

[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

[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,"
added Mar 24, 2014 00:50

[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

[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

[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

[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.
added May 6, 2013 13:49

[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

[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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