Headlines Tagged with Fiji — 112 headlines found
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
May 13, 2013 FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 13, 2013 03:13
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).
May 1, 2013 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:22
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
Apr 16, 2013 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:27
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
Apr 12, 2013 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:58
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
Mar 25, 2013 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:28
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.Â Fifty percent of these bookings were for selling single cigarette rolls.
Mar 22, 2013 The Jet Newspaper (fj)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:51
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
Nov 22, 2012 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32
"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.
Sep 18, 2012 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Sep 17, 2012 23:47
As per the Tobacco Control Decree 2010, the new images will be making their debut on cigarette packs from the beginning of next year.
Aug 14, 2012 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:56
All tobacco manufacturing companies will need to have pictorial warnings on their cigarette packets come January 1st, next year.
Jul 22, 2012 FBCL Radio Fiji (fj)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:24