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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] 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] 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] 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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[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 Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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[Australia, Oceania, UK] Time to stub out tabacco? Exploring tobacco free portfolios

In 2010 Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios, Dr. Bronwyn King inadvertently discovered that most pension funds, including her own, invested in tobacco. As a radiation oncologist treating cancer patients she decided to act, and approached her fu
Asset View (CAMRADATA) (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 18:21
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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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[Northern Marianas Islands, Oceania] REACH effort targets dangers of secondhand smoke

The Racial Ethnic Approach to Community Health has launched a new anti-tobacco campaign, this time making people aware of the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke. REACH project assistant Hee Jae Lee said the campaign is specific to reducing exposure
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:23
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[Fiji, Oceania] WCO emphasizes priorities during Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting 2017

The delegates agreed on a Regional Strategic Plan and discussed several topics including the measures to counter tobacco smuggling, private sector involvement, including the possibility of back-to-back engagement with them at next year's regional meeting
World Customs Organization (be)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:26
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