Posts Tagged ‘Kava Ban’

Methodist Church in Fiji backtracks on kava ban

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

THE Methodist Church hopes to balance church and tradition in terms of the kava ban proposal that was put in place by late church president Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu. Church communications secretary Reverend James Bhagwan said they would continue to honour Waqairatu’s views, however, the church standing committee is working on ways to balance the ban Read more

Pacific scientists push to overturn EU ban on kava

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Scientists from the Pacific are confident they can overturn a European Union ban on the export of kava –¬†Government and agency representatives will gather at a Kava Symposium in Vanuatu next month, the biggest gathering since the ban was brought in 10 years ago.

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Kava ban lifted in Canberra

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Health officials in the Australian Capital Territory lifted a kava ban for three days while  a multicultural festival takes place in Canberra.

The ban had upset the local Pacific Island community, which had been warned that anyone caught with kava would face jail.

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