1 Oct 2007

Niue government to introduce anti-smoking legislation

11:33 am on 1 October 2007

The Niue Govt proposes to introduce a tobacco control bill to Parliament next month.

The Bill will ban smoking in all public places and worksplaces, government

departments and tourism accomodation properties.

The Bill contains a provision allowing village councils to ban smoking within their villages and to ban the sale of tobacco in villages.