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Tag: "Pacific Islands"

Smoke signals towards higher prices in Pacific Islands

May 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Expext a hike in the price of cigarettes if local authorities support moves to increase taxation on cigarettes in the┬áPacific Islands, where a high percentage of deaths are related to diseases caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The proposed increase in tax, which is supported by the World Health Organization, is aimed at discouraging smoking. The […]

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