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[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.
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Tobacco enforcement officers step up patrol

ENFORCEMENT officers will closely monitor smoke-free areas in the North as the Tobacco Control Regulation came into effect yesterday.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:34
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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji to be smoke-free

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
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 2, 2013 14:56
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[Fiji] Tobacco regulation to increase areas of smoking prohibition

A Tobacco Control Regulation is expected to come into effect in July this year which will cover more areas where smoking is prohibited. A briefing with stakeholders was held in Lautoka in relation to Tobacco Control Regulation 2012 which was gazetted th
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 13, 2013 03:13
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[Asia, Fiji] Smoking to be banned in schools and tertiary institutes

Schools or tertiary institutes and amusement centers are amongst the public places where smoking will be prohibited from the first of July. This according to Ministry of Health Tobacco Control Unit Head Aminiasi Tavui will be introduced under the Tobacc
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 26, 2013 12:57
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Smoke price to rise

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).
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:22
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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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[Fiji] 4 more people fined $200 each for smoking in a public place

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health confirmed that last year 179 people around the country were booked for smoking in a public place. In addition, 39 people were booked for sale of single roll, 43 booked for Failure by Owner to Ensure No Smoking Sign is d
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:38
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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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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] More areas declared smoke free

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
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58
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