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[Fiji, Oceania] Village Leads Levuka In Tobacco-Free Programme

A rural community based in Levuka, Ovalau has been commended for its efforts to create a tobacco-free environment. Naviteitei Village in the tikina of Bureta became the first community in Levuka to declare Bureta community hall as the tobacco-free zone.
Fiji Sun (fj)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
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[Fiji, Oceania] WCO emphasizes priorities during Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting 2017

The delegates agreed on a Regional Strategic Plan and discussed several topics including the measures to counter tobacco smuggling, private sector involvement, including the possibility of back-to-back engagement with them at next year's regional meeting
World Customs Organization (be)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:26
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[Fiji, Oceania] High demand for illicit tobacco

Today the OCO and WHO signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:24
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[Fiji, Oceania] WHO and OCO Sign to Tackle Illicit Tobacco Trade Problem

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Suva, yesterday. The MoU was signed between the OCO and WHO to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Sun (fj)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:09
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Register or be fined, tobacco vendors warned

TOBACCO and suki product vendors have been reminded by the Health Ministry to start registering their businesses now. With the registration having begun on December 1, Health Minister Jone Usamate warned that failure to register would invite a cost. He
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:29
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[Fiji] FCAers worldwide preparing for COP7

For example, FCA coordinator for the Pacific Islands, Annabel Lyman, was in Fiji recently to participate in a multisectoral workshop for Pacific Island countries to promote entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:32
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Sneaky smokers beware

Ministry of Health spokesperson Sunil Chandra reiterated the reminder to members of the public who are fond of smoking in public places. "People should refrain from smoking in public places or they will have to pay the fine," he said.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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[Asia-pacific, Fiji] Council clarifies price of cigarettes

The Consumer Council of Fiji says there will be no further reduction in the price of cigarettes as the current retail price is inclusive of the revised VAT rate. The advice comes as the Council is receiving calls from consumers who feel the current cigar
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:11
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[Asia-pacific, Fiji] Regional nations discuss tobacco control strategies

A THREE-DAY workshop focussing on tobacco control strategies in Pacific Island Countries will begin in Nadi tomorrow. Stakeholders from 20 regional countries will attend the meeting. National NCD adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana said while Fiji had been a lead
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:53
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Tobacco control

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services tobacco control unit will keep a close watch in areas which have been declared smoke free zones to ensure that people obey the law. Tobacco Control Unit acting manager, Afiz Ali said the ministry remained comm
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:34
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