Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania — 61 headlines found
The Minister for Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rick Hou has announced that the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has increased excise duty for Tobacco products by 20%. This measure is part of the Government’s commitment to ensure the proportion of excise on
May 9, 2013 Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2013 00:39
[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)
Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
May 6, 2013 Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
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).
May 6, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 6, 2013 13:46
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
May 4, 2013 The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:43
EXPECT a hike in the price of cigarettes if local authorities support moves to increase taxation on cigarettes in Pacific Islands, where a high percentage of deaths are related to diseases caused by non communicable diseases (NCDs).
May 1, 2013 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:22
Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Apr 16, 2013 Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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.
Apr 17, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:03
The Palmerston North City Council has developed a draft Smokefree Outdoor Areas Policy to encourage fewer people to smoke in public places and wants to know what you think.
Apr 16, 2013 Palmerston North City Council (nz)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:00
A major research project has found Australians have cut down on smoking and drinking, but they've gained weight and become more anxious. A survey by Roy Morgan Research of 50-thousand Australians a year over five years has found one-point-one million fe
Apr 16, 2013 Sky News (au)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:33
Smoking in restaurants will be illegal as of 1st of July, and a thousand dollars fine will be carried if any one business breaches this. This comes as a new law under the tobacco control regulation 2012 where graphical warnings on cigarette packets will
Apr 12, 2013 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58