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[Australia and Oceania] Growth In Tobacco Shipments To Australia Reflects Minimal Impact Of The Plain Packaging Law

recent data reveals that tobacco shipments to Australian retailers actually grew marginally last year, reversing a declining trend seen over the previous four years. While it does not necessarily imply that the actual consumption of tobacco products grew
added Mar 26, 2014 12:53

[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] 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] 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

[Australia, Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Where there is smoke ... -

The biennial Smokefree Oceania conference is in Auckland this week. Health reporter Martin Johnston looks at research and policy highlights from the meeting, attended by more than 400 international delegates.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 22, 2013 13:39

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia joins WTO fight over Australia tobacco law

Indonesia has made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the issue, which under the Geneva-based organisation's rules is the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute. Indonesia is the fifth country to challenge Australia at the WTO ov
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:20

[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

The move sets the wheels in motion on a legal dispute widely seen as a test case for tobacco control around the world, with health ministries pitted against cigarette firms such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris and Japan Toba
added Sep 14, 2013 08:55

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava

The Methodist Church has set its focus on church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava for the next three years. While speaking during the opening of the Methodist Church conference, the church president Reverend Dr Tuikilakila W (fj)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:21

[Australia and Oceania] Tobacco company eyes American Samoa

A cigarette company in Samoa has expressed interest in doing business in American Samoa. When officials from American Samoa met Samoa's Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo two months ago, they were made aware of a request by the British American
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 22, 2013 10:00

[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, Hawaii] Table of Contents -- September 2013, 14 (5 suppl)

Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Disparities Among Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities
Health Promotion Practice
added Aug 19, 2013 12:16
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