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[Asia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Imprisonment for selling cigarette rolls

A man was imprisoned for 20 days last week for selling cigarette rolls illegally. Under the Tobacco Control Regulation anyone who sells cigarette rolls will be taken to task.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added May 5, 2014 23:54
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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, Fiji] There should be no smoking zones in any school - Lal

Permanent Secretary for Education, Doctor Brij Lal has stressed this as he ordered the removal of a Designated Smoking Area sign-board at Suva Grammar School located in a ground opposite the main school office.
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 2, 2014 05:27
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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji President declares Nadi Town 'tobacco free'

Nadi Town in Fiji has become the first town in the Pacific to be declared tobacco free on Monday. It effectively embraces the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Fiji is a signatory.
Islands Business International (nz)
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59
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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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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Tobacco plant joins fight against cancer

They have found a molecule in the flower of the plant that targets cancer cells and rips them open, according to an article in the journal eLife. 'There is some irony,' lead researcher Dr Mark Hulett says. 'But this is a welcome discovery, whatever the
Sky News (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:59
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[Australia and Oceania] Philip Morris ends Australia cigarette production

said it would stop producing cigarettes in Australia by the end of this year, in the latest blow to a manufacturing sector already reeling from a stubbornly high Australian dollar and the withdrawal of major automakers. Philip Morris said the decision br
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 2, 2014 08:58
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation

Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20
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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
Reuters
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13
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