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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] 80 PERCENT YOUTHS EXPOSED TO TOBACCO SMOKING.

the negative impacts of tobacco use on Solomon Islands population is quite significant. Dr. Dalipanda made the remark yesterday during the commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day in Honiara. He said 80 percent of the country’s youths are exposed to To
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (sb)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:54
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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] Third cigarette producer heading here

Dr Geoff Kenilorea told the Solomon Star a third tobacco company is eying the local market. “I heard from Customs that an overseas tobacco firm has their building materials offloaded at the ports wharf,” DrKenilorea said. “But we haven’t receive an appl
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:54
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[Oceania] Tiny Vanuatu approves world’s largest tobacco pack warnings

Vanuatu has joined Nepal with the world’s largest graphic health warnings (GHWs) on tobacco packages, covering 90 percent of the pack surface. Officials in Vanuatu responsible for the measure say that they also considered implementing plain packaging (
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2016 21:14
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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] Govt considers licensing second tobacco manufacturer

If licensed, Oceanic Oasis will be the second tobacco manufacturer in Solomon Islands and bring the total of tobacco businesses in the country to three
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (sb)
added Apr 13, 2018 15:58
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[Oceania, Papua New Guinea] Case adjourned over language problems

FIVE Chinese men charged with assembling and smuggling fake cigarettes worth more than K100,000 in Port Moresby have had their case adjourned because of a language problems...Bidar allowed the adjournment because the Chinese nationals were confused as to
The National (pg)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:17
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[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Fiji, Oceania] Village Leads Levuka In Tobacco-Free Programme

A rural community based in Levuka, Ovalau has been commended for its efforts to create a tobacco-free environment. Naviteitei Village in the tikina of Bureta became the first community in Levuka to declare Bureta community hall as the tobacco-free zone.
Fiji Sun (fj)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
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[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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Introducing the Srnt Oceania Chapter

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:28
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[Fiji, Oceania] High demand for illicit tobacco

Today the OCO and WHO signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:24
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