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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes legalised - Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre gathered expert reaction on the announcement. Associate Professor Marewa Glover, School of Public Health, Massey University, comments: "There is unfortunate confusion with banning vaping wherever smoking is banned, which sends
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Tony Blakely: Legalising e-cigarettes 'a bold move' by the Govt

Otago University public health department Professor Tony Blakely speaks with Mike Hosking about the move. Listen to the fill interview above.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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Lawmakers take aim at tobacco use among troops, veterans

In separate hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday, lawmakers from both parties pushed to curb the habit in the ranks and at Veterans Affairs facilities. The moves follow a years-long campaign from defense leaders and VA officials to highlight the negative h
Military Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:29
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[New Zealand] Māori Party welcomes decision on e-cigarettes

The Māori Party is welcoming the Government’s announcement today that the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal. “The announcement today is a response to the Māori Party’s call for the Government to look beyond traditional quit s
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:28
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Price of Cigarettes by State: 10 Most Expensive States

If you smoke cigarettes then this article – price of cigarettes by state: 10 most expensive states, will benefit you greatly. You will know which states to avoid and where not to get your daily dose of nicotine. When you compare the number of people w
Insider Monkey
added Mar 29, 2017 20:03
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24 States Seek To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

Two dozen U.S. states have introduced some form of legislation this year that seeks to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21 years old. Currently, only Hawaii and California have enacted such laws, but the sheer amount of proposed legislation i
Cigar Aficionado
added Mar 29, 2017 20:00
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[Australia, New Zealand] Aust 'hermit kingdom' over e-cigarette ban

Australia is at risk of becoming a "hermit kingdom" having been beaten by New Zealand when it comes to legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm warns...."This is yet another example of Australia being left behind on very basic i
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:48
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes was still developing but there was a general consensus that vaping was much less harmful than smoking. She said the government was taking a cautious approach b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:17
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised in NZ

"This is an opportunity to see if restricted access for e-cigarettes and e-liquid can help lower our smoking rates, reduce harm and save lives," Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said on Wednesday. "The government is taking a cautious approach by a
NewsRoom (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:15
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