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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

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home

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.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05

[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


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.
Fijian Government (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:05

[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

[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 (fj)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:38

[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. (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56

[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

[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

[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
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