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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] VIDEOS: Oceania Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56
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[Australia and Oceania] Kiribati moves to combat high smoking rates

Kiribati, which has one of the highest smoking rates in the Pacific... At the recently concluded Tenth Pacific Health Ministers meeting in Samoa, Health Ministers agreed to adopt a Tobacco-free Pacific Goal by 2025 as a way to mitigate the Non Communicabl
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:58
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[Australia and Oceania] New Samoa TV and radio shun alcohol and tobacco ads

The newly opened television and radio stations of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa will not carry alcohol and cigarette advertising. Its general manager, Tuiasau Uelese Petaia, says television must be an avenue used for the betterment of fam
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 11:18
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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba challenges Australia over tobacco packaging

Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 6, 2013 13:46
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[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, UK] Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach ... The epidemic will not only be solved in the corridors of clinics and hospitals, but also in the corr
The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:43
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Drop in smoking has improved life expectancy

Statistics New Zealand has released figures collected from 2010 to 2012, which show the gap between Maori and non Maori has narrowed to about seven years. Maori men can expect to live to 72.8 years, and Maori women to 76.5 years.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:03
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[Australia and Oceania] The E-Cigarette Boom Is Over

Citi updated its view of the e-cig market to reflect this and other changes. Their conclusion: E-cigarettes have now reached, at best, a temporary plateau in expanding. The most immediate issue is that they have worked their way through all possible early
Business Insider
added May 15, 2014 10:32
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[Australia and Oceania] Australia urges world to stand up to tobacco industry

"Big tobacco will stop at nothing to use every opportunity they can to intimidate countries to not take appropriate public health measures," Jane Halton, Australia's health minister, told AFP in Geneva at a meeting marking World No Tobacco Day.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:07
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] 'Sterilise Maori smokers' suggestion causes outrage

A suggestion by a Palmerston North city councillor that Maori women be sterilised to stop them smoking in front of their children has outraged councillors and Maori health advocates. Councillor Bruce Wilson was speaking at the community wellbeing commit
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:42
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Marshall Islands cracks down on illegal tobacco sales

Successful NGO-police cooperation has virtually halted the illegal sale of tobacco products to minors on Ebeye Island in the Marshall Islands, but the successful enforcement has come with a price: the sale of betel nut, banned by local government ordinan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:02
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