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[Fiji] Police investigate photos of toddlers drinking and smoking

Photos of two toddlers posted on Facebook appearing to be smoking and drinking alcohol is now being investigated by Police. .. The children are believed to be around the age of two to three years old.
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56
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[Asia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Imprisonment for selling cigarette rolls

A man was imprisoned for 20 days last week for selling cigarette rolls illegally. Under the Tobacco Control Regulation anyone who sells cigarette rolls will be taken to task.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added May 5, 2014 23:54
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[Asia, Fiji] Respect non-smokers: Health Ministry

Health Ministry Spokesperson, Shalvin Deo says people’s responses won’t deter the work they are doing. “We are trying everything to discourage people from smoking and know it’s up to the smoker, and as you know that 80% of all deaths in Fiji are related
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:27
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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji President declares Nadi Town 'tobacco free'

Nadi Town in Fiji has become the first town in the Pacific to be declared tobacco free on Monday. It effectively embraces the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Fiji is a signatory.
Islands Business International (nz)
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59
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[Australia and Oceania] Another Fiji city pledges to go smoke free

Lautoka has become the latest city in Fiji to launch initiatives with the view of eventually declaring the city a tobacco free zone. Smoking has been banned in public places including bus stops, markets, and playing grounds.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:13
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[Fiji] 37 booked for cigarette sales

THIRTY-SEVEN people have been booked in the first three months of 2013 for selling cigarette rolls. The 37 were part of a total of 74 people booked in the Central Division by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Tobacco Enforcement Unit — for breaching the Tobac
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:28
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[Fiji] Cigarette prices go up

"British American Tobacco Fiji Limited plants tobacco leaves and also manufactures them and there are costs involved," Mr Singh said. He said the increase was also a result of variations in the foreign exchange rates and inflationary pressures.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Sep 17, 2012 23:47
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[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Disgruntled smokers

SOME disgruntled vendors in Labasa have raised their concerns over the penalties imposed on smokers, claiming most of them are unaware of the tobacco control legislation. Speaking on behalf of the vendors, president for the Market Vendors Association Am
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:28
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] 310 smokers booked

THREE hundred and ten people throughout the country have been booked for smoking in prohibited places over the past six months, the Health Ministry's Tobacco Control Unit confirms.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2014 20:28
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