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WHO targets Samoan children with anti-smoking move

The World Health Organisation says a tobacco control team in Samoa is making the protection of children a priority over the next five years. The WHO's team coordinator for non communicable diseases says Samoa has been chosen as one of several countries
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:01
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[Samoa] LETTER: A half-hearted attempt

What a joke, Samoa is also on W.H.O’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2005, there’s Tobacco Control Act 2008 and Tobacco Control Regulation 2013 but still they build a cigarette factory in 2016. It’s double dipping by the cash strapped governmen
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:32
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[Samoa] Govt. against tobacco consumption

The launch of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (F.C.T.C.) 2030 Project, which has kicked started with a Tobacco Needs Assessment, was held on Tuesday. The launch follows the decision to choose Samoa as one of the countries to receive dedicate
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:50
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[Samoa] Smoking in public is prohibited, reminds Leausa

That is the reminder by Ministry of Health Director General, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri issued in a public notice. “The public is hereby advised and reminded of the relevant Tobacco Control Act 2008 provisions that prohibit smoking in public places. “It
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

[Samoa] Health tackles illicit tobacco products

The Ministry of Health emphasises, however, that Samoa has a primary legal responsibility for ensuring the public is protected from the harmful constituents of tobacco products through the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products. The ultimate
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15

[Polynesia] Samoan Smokers Talk about Smoking and Quitting: A Focus Group Study

Smoking is well entrenched in Samoan society; efforts to reduce smoking need to be based on implicit understanding of Samoan cultural norms and priorities around family, social networks and culture. Efforts to support quitting are important, alongside ot
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48

[Asia-pacific] Samoa Cancer Society welcomes new report on Tobacco Control

In its PATIS report for period 2007-2011, the Samoa Ministry of Health listed lung and cervical cancers as 2 of the 7 leading cancers (cervical cancer being classed as a smoking related cancer). This includes environmental tobacco smoke (also known as s
Talamua (ws)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:30

[Australia and Oceania] Tobacco company eyes American Samoa

A cigarette company in Samoa has expressed interest in doing business in American Samoa. When officials from American Samoa met Samoa's Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo two months ago, they were made aware of a request by the British American
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 22, 2013 10:00

[Australia and Oceania] New Samoa TV and radio shun alcohol and tobacco ads

The newly opened television and radio stations of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa will not carry alcohol and cigarette advertising. Its general manager, Tuiasau Uelese Petaia, says television must be an avenue used for the betterment of fam
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 11:18

[Samoa] ASG assumed responsibility to repay fed tobacco loan

Since the year 1999, American Samoa's share of the multi billion dollar national Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) has reached more than $17 million, according to a follow up report by local consultant Bryan M. Jackson, who conducted the August 2
Samoa News
added Aug 12, 2012 18:26
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