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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Electronic cigarette market opens up

A NEW tobacco product is now being introduced in the local market and any business willing to sell the commodity has to be registered and licensed. Speaking to the Labasa Town Council officials during a tobacco control training, Health Ministry's Tobacc
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:44

[Fiji] New images to be released in 2013

As per the Tobacco Control Decree 2010, the new images will be making their debut on cigarette packs from the beginning of next year.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:56

[Fiji] Cigarette packets to have pictorial labels

All tobacco manufacturing companies will need to have pictorial warnings on their cigarette packets come January 1st, next year.
FBCL Radio Fiji (fj)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:24

[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

[Fiji] Over 200 people fined for tobacco related offences

210 people have been fined for selling single rolls and smoking in prohibited zones this year. The Ministry of Health is reminding the public that there are enforcement officers who monitor smoking in prohibited areas and sale of single rolls. (fj)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:43

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Smoke-free area fight

THE Labasa Town Council will work closely with the Ministry of Health to increase no-smoking signs at all smoke-free zones in the municipality...Non-smoking zones under the Tobacco Control Legislation Amendment Act 2010 include amusement centres, theatre
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jan 3, 2015 14:00

[Fiji] Health Ministry books tobacco offenders

The Tobacco Enforcement Unit of Health Ministry has this year so far booked 74 people in the Central Division for breaching the Tobacco Control Decree.  Fifty percent of these bookings were for selling single cigarette rolls.
The Jet Newspaper (fj)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:51

[Fiji, Korea - South] Cigarette smuggling

According to the Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma, smuggling of illicit cigarettes was a global issue. Dr Sharma, who just returned from an international meeting on the Framework on Convention on Tobacco in South Korea last week, said smuggling of illicit
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava

The Methodist Church has set its focus on church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava for the next three years. While speaking during the opening of the Methodist Church conference, the church president Reverend Dr Tuikilakila W (fj)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:21

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] There should be no smoking zones in any school - Lal

Permanent Secretary for Education, Doctor Brij Lal has stressed this as he ordered the removal of a Designated Smoking Area sign-board at Suva Grammar School located in a ground opposite the main school office. (fj)
added May 2, 2014 05:27
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