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[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis

the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15

[New Zealand] LONDON: TPPA – be afraid, be vocal

they would seriously interfere with our efforts in New Zealand to reduce the consumption of tobacco and alcohol. They would be able to sue our country if we passed legislation they considered to be against their interests. See the website – it goes into
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:14

[New Zealand] A comparison of on-pack Quitline information formats

Reformatting Quitline information could improve its visual salience and readability and capitalise on the dissonance that pictorial warning labels and plain packaging create. Enhancing stimuli that may prompt smokers to try and quit, affirming their decis
Tobacco Control
added Nov 11, 2014 09:23
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[New Zealand] Study shows more "quit" stimulus needed on cigarette packs

"Unfortunately, New Zealand is lagging behind Australia; the Government should act quickly to pass and implement the plain packaging bill currently sitting on the legislative agenda. We should also look to see how we can improve on Australia's example."
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 10, 2014 22:03
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[New Zealand] Quitline number to help NZ stub out: study

Slapping the Quitline phone number on plain cigarette packets will maximise the number of New Zealanders who stub out smoking for good, research shows. A web survey of 608 Kiwi smokers has revealed that most believe they'd be more likely to kick the dea
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:54
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[Australia, New Zealand] Aussie smokers back plain packaging

Professor Janet Hoek of the University of Otago's marketing department says the study is the first of its kind, and backs plans for similar moves here in New Zealand. A bill to introduce plain packaging passed its first reading in Parliament earlier this
TV3 (nz)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:40
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[New Zealand] Study shows more “quit” stimulus needed on cigarette packs

New research from the University of Otago, published recently in the prestigious BMJ-owned journal Tobacco Control, suggests tobacco plain packaging would be enhanced by clearer and more visually striking Quitline information.
added Nov 10, 2014 15:18

[New Zealand] TPP needs checking to ensure plain packaging legislation not threatened

Smokefree Coalition are backing calls by health professionals to Trade Minister Hon Tim Groser, calling for a comprehensive health impact assessment of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement before New Zealand signs the dotted line.
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 9, 2014 22:32

[New Zealand] Tim Groser: Secrecy is part of TPPA negotiations

Details of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will not be released until a deal is reached, Trade Minister Tim Groser says. Thousands of people took to the streets in rallies across the country yesterday to protest against the TPPA.
TV3 (nz)
added Nov 8, 2014 20:57

[New Zealand] Pregnant smokers offered $300 vouchers to quit

A quit smoking programme that promises gift vouchers to expectant mothers who kick the habit is being hailed a success. A Northland health provider is giving Kiwi mums up to $300 to spend on things like petrol and groceries - provided they blow clean dur (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34
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