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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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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Disgruntled smokers

SOME disgruntled vendors in Labasa have raised their concerns over the penalties imposed on smokers, claiming most of them are unaware of the tobacco control legislation. Speaking on behalf of the vendors, president for the Market Vendors Association Am
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:28
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Electronic cigarette market opens up

A NEW tobacco product is now being introduced in the local market and any business willing to sell the commodity has to be registered and licensed. Speaking to the Labasa Town Council officials during a tobacco control training, Health Ministry's Tobacc
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:44
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] 310 smokers booked

THREE hundred and ten people throughout the country have been booked for smoking in prohibited places over the past six months, the Health Ministry's Tobacco Control Unit confirms.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2014 20:28
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[Australia and Oceania] Australia Services Union seeks extra smoking breaks for tax office staff

TAX office public servants want Australians to pay their income protection in case they get cancer – at the same time they’ve asked for more smoking breaks. The request, on top of calls for a top-up to their 15.4 per cent super and mandated 15-minute tea
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 2, 2014 20:24
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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] E-cigarettes the new front in the smoking war for big tobacco companies targeting Australian smokers

Big tobacco companies are preparing to fight on a new front in the smoking wars with their massive push to promote electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in Australia.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:28
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[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
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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, 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
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