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[New Zealand] Hon Tariana Turia: Tobacco Achievements Summary Report August 2014

A document outlining key achievements in tobacco control that has been tabled with the Bills office in Parliament.
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:50

[New Zealand] Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill (PDF)

The Health Committee has examined the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill and recommends that it be passed with the amendments shown.
New Zealand Parliament (nz)
added Aug 9, 2014 09:34

[Australia, New Zealand] AUDIO: Plain packaging gets a go ahead - but does it work? [ Audio duration:  6′ 9″ ]

Conflicting evidence in Australia is questioning the effectiveness of plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 9, 2014 09:28

[Australia, New Zealand] Report on Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill welcomed

Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia has welcomed the Health Select Committee report for the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill saying it is another significant step towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:37

[New Zealand] Call for ban to extend to e-cigarettes

Invercargill City Council has been asked to consider forcing e-cigarette smokers to stub out their electronic devices as part of its smokefree policy. But a ban on e-cigarettes in parks, reserves and playgrounds is taking political correctness too far, a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 4, 2014 20:01

[New Zealand] Inner city streets a step closer to becoming smoke-free

A broad stretch of inner-city Wanganui will be declared a smoke-free zone on October 1, assuming the district council endorses a recommendation from its strategy and policy committee. The committee on Friday discussed a draft smoke-free policy prepared
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 11:01

[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21

[New Zealand] Theoretical impacts of a range of major tobacco retail outlet reduction interventions: modelling results in a country with a smoke-free nation goal

This modelling merges geographic, economic and epidemiological methodologies in a novel way, but the results should be interpreted cautiously and further research is desirable. Nevertheless, the results still suggest that tobacco outlet reduction interven
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:15
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[New Zealand] Increased mental health problems and smoking following quakes ($$)

New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:50

[New Zealand] Study analyses NZ newspapers’ coverage of tobacco control issues

University of Otago researchers' analysis of 12 months of coverage of tobacco-control issues in New Zealand newspapers has found that these media outlets use a positive tone when covering actions to reduce smoking.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 5, 2014 18:51
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