Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania — 61 headlines found
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
Jul 28, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:58
A recent study in Niue shows that the island could achieve its goal of being 'smoke-free' by 2025. Results published from a 2011 World Health Organisation survey highlights that smoking rates on Niue have fallen to just 11.6 per cent overall.
Jul 24, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:07
More Pacific Island countries are making moves to increase taxes on tobacco in a bid to reduce the high incidence of smoking - and related deaths - in the region. The Pacific Tobacco Taxation Project has been in the works for the past three years, tryin
Jul 16, 2013 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:02
[Australia and Oceania, Switzerland] Australiaâ's Anti-Smoking Campaign Threatens Global Success Of Tobacco Industry: WTO Legal Battle Continues
Australia's tobacco policy fight is one of the biggest legal battles in public health, recently gaining new opposition from two top academic lawyers. The legal experts presented their arguments at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, in an effort to overtur
Jul 11, 2013 Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42
ENFORCEMENT officers will closely monitor smoke-free areas in the North as the Tobacco Control Regulation came into effect yesterday.
Jul 2, 2013 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:34
THE Ministry of Health is calling on members of the public to join its campaign to make Fiji a smoke-free country. ... Mr Tavui revealed that Fiji, being a small country with less than 900,000 people, was struggling with the burden of death and diseases
Jul 2, 2013 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 2, 2013 14:56
"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.
May 31, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:07
[Australia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Limited submission on a new Pacific trade and economic agreement (PDF)
PML faces tax and excise discrimination which impedes our ability to effectively compete in a number of markets. Fiji – tariff and excise barriers – unequal treatment of imported tobacco products, contrary to Fiji’s WTO obligations and GATT rules.
Jul 1, 2009 Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
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
May 17, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 11:18
So the underlying interests fighting Australia’s plain packaging law are not developing countries, farmers or workers but the global tobacco industry. Tobacco companies have brought direct and indirect claims against Australia in every tribunal possible,
May 15, 2013 The Conversation (au)
added May 15, 2013 19:55