Niue

Smokefree legislation/initiatives

Current legislation covers hospitals, schools and public transport. A draft tobacco bill is in passage in parliament.

Smokefree resources available in 2009

A large NGO group – NIUANGO (Niue United Association of NGOs).
SEATCA www.seatca.org Includes Asia Pacific Report Card: WHO FCTC Articles 6,8, 11 & 13 (October 2008).

Public education materials/implementation or enforcement materials

Posters, leaflets etc from WHO or New Zealand.

Needs related to implementing smokefree policies

None at present.

Factors helping or hindering the implementation of Article 8

The government recognises the importance of Article 8 and there has been no resistance to date from other sectors.

First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Health Service Food and Human Resources: Discount Duty free cigarettes

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