Headlines Tagged with Solomon Islands — 22 headlines found
“Second-hand smoke has now reached crisis point in Solomon Islands,” Dr Geoff Kenilorea of the Ministry of Health, warned. “This is a big issue and one that we must address.
Jan 19, 2014 Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jan 20, 2014 00:52
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has announced it has started with putting no smoking stickers on buses, taxis and government vehicles. The Ministry of Health says smokers found smoking in public vehicles could be fined up to 2,750 US dollars
Nov 18, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:53
Sep 3, 2013 Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:42
[Australia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Limited submission on a new Pacific trade and economic agreement (PDF)
PML faces tax and excise discrimination which impedes our ability to effectively compete in a number of markets. Fiji – tariff and excise barriers – unequal treatment of imported tobacco products, contrary to Fiji’s WTO obligations and GATT rules.
Jul 1, 2009 Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
SOLOMON Tobacco has slapped smokers with a 50 per cent price hike on its popular Pallmall Blue cigarette effective as of yesterday. The sudden price increase, which caught smokers by surprise, saw a single packet cigarette now selling at $30 from the pre
Nov 3, 2012 Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:48
An online photograph of a young Solomon Islands boy smoking has sparked fierce debate over children's rights and child welfare. The boy, whose image was posted on a Solomon Islands Facebook page, appears to be about six or seven years old. The Forum So
Mar 22, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:09
The Minister for Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rick Hou has announced that the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has increased excise duty for Tobacco products by 20%. This measure is part of the Government’s commitment to ensure the proportion of excise on
May 9, 2013 Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2013 00:39
Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Apr 16, 2013 Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters
JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Jun 2, 2015 Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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
Jun 2, 2016 Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (sb)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:54