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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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[Solomon Islands] SMOKE BAN AT MARKET

the launch of the “No smoking, No betel nut and No Alcohol” in the Honiara Central Market yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Honiara City Council. City mayor Andrew Mua said the council will ensure this new initiative is enforced and followed.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added May 31, 2017 00:11
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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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[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.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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[Solomon Islands] WE’VE REACHED CRISIS POINT

“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.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jan 20, 2014 00:52
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Solomon Islands to start enforcing new Tobacco Control laws

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
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:53
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[Solomon Islands] Tobacco control regulations in final phase

Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:42
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Government Increases Tobacco Excise Duty By 20%

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
Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2013 00:39
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Anger over Tobacco Regulation

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.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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[Solomon Islands] Solomons outraged over photo of child smoking

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
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:09
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