Headlines Tagged with Fiji — 112 headlines found
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.
Jul 30, 2015 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:13
OVER 55 per cent of children between the age of 13 to 15 years are secondhand smokers in their own homes. This was the result of a recent Global School-based Health survey done in the country.
Jul 3, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05
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.
Jul 3, 2015 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MOHMS) was today awarded the ‘World No Tobacco Day’ Award for raising awareness and advocacy in the control of illicit trade of tobacco products.
Jul 2, 2015 Fijian Government (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:05
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.
Jun 23, 2015 FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:43
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
Mar 7, 2015 FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:38
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.
Feb 4, 2015 FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56
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
Jan 3, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jan 3, 2015 14:00
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
Jul 18, 2014 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:28
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
Jul 15, 2014 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:44