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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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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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[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Manus Island detainees using weekly $1.5 million taxpayer money to buy marijuana, alcohol and electronics

has left Australian taxpayers footing a $1.5 million bill each week...the 900 asylum seekers on the Papua New Guinea island are rewarded with several free packets of cigarettes...sell the cigarette packets for up to $10 each, using the money to buy mariju
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:43
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[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Drugs for quitting smoking may curb betel nut habit, researchers say

American researchers have found that medications which help people quit smoking may also help betel nut addicts kick the habit. Betel nut, or buai, is the fourth most used drug in the world after caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, with an estimated 600 mill
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:37
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[Asia-pacific] Papua New Guinea to crack down on rampant smoking

is preparing legislation to control rampant tobacco use, with a survey ­revealing that 42 per cent of high school children smoke regularly. Acting Health Secretary Elva Lionel said in a speech at Gordon Secondary School in Port Moresby to mark World No T
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2015 15:57
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[Papua New Guinea] PNG ranked 5th highest smoking nation in 2012

Papua New Guinea was ranked as having one of the highest rates of smoking in 2012. The country ranks fifth with 51.4 per cent of the population classed as smokers. The highest is East Timor with 61.1 per cent, Indonesia with 57 per cent, Kiribati with 54
Islands Business International (nz)
added Jan 10, 2014 01:18
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Papua New Guinea Introduces Sweeping Smoking Ban

New laws expected to face widespread community opposition in a country where tobacco consumption is a national pastime
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 10, 2011 00:00
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[Papua New Guinea] AUDIO: Traders critical of PNG smoking crack down

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2011 00:00
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[Papua New Guinea] PNG announces plan to stub out smoking

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00
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