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[New Zealand] Anti-smoking groups want more money to get into campaign

New Otago University research shows we're floundering in our quest to be smokefree by 2025, needing five times as many Maori to quit each year, and twice as many Pakeha. The Government receives around $1.8 billion a year directly from tobacco excise tax,
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:29
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[New Zealand] ACT lashes out over proposed smoking-at-home ban

The ACT Party has rubbished a suggestion the Government could ban smoking inside homes. Louisa Wall made the suggestion to Newshub on Wednesday, saying it could be the next step after banning smoking in cars with children. Government divided over possibl
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:41
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20
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[Australia] New Zealand national deported after failed attempt to smuggle tobacco through Perth International Airport

A 23-year-old has been put back on a flight to Kuala Lumpur after failing in his bid to smuggle 54 kilograms of molasses tobacco through Perth International Airport.Australian Border Force officers uncovered 54 one kilogram packets of the undeclared tobac
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:45
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New Zealand's expensive cigarettes are making us the target of international smugglers

Customs say New Zealand is being increasingly targeted by international cigarette smuggling syndicates because of the price of a pack of smokes. They seized 1.8 million cigarettes and rubbish bags full of cash in what's been called the country's largest
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:05
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[New Zealand] ARCHIVE: Synthetic drugs being produced in liquid form for e-cigarettes, decreasing chance of detection

Synthetic drugs are being produced in liquid form and smoked through e-cigarettes and vaporisers, a new report shows. And experts say ingesting the drug as a liquid increases the chance of risk. Drug Foundation spokesman Samuel Andrews said the product
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:14
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[New Zealand] Tobacco smuggling 'rivals what we're seeing for drugs', Customs official says

Nearly two million cigarettes have been seized in what is thought to be New Zealand's largest tax evasion case involving tobacco. An Auckland businessman was arrested last Wednesday while attempting to flee the country after a six-month investigation in
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:23
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[New Zealand] Vaping and smokeless tobacco products to be regulated

Plans to regulate vaping and smokeless tobacco products in New Zealand are being announced today by Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa. The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year to give smokers more confidence in the q
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:12
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[Australia] New Zealand introduces sensible, balanced regulation for vaping

The NZ government approach to smokers is supportive and non-judgemental. It strongly endorses the role of tobacco harm reduction and recognises that alternatives beyond 'just quitting' are needed for some smokers:
ATHRA - Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:00
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[New Zealand] Smokefree sector underwhelmed by message on vaping

But the rest of the announcement was a disappointment, as it increases restrictions on vape flavours, the availability of vape products - essentially treating them like tobacco - all of which adds up to less availability for those in need. This has been
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:38
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