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[New Zealand] Plain pack tobacco fight heats up

A select committee is being accused of using children as political pawns, and the tobacco industry of filibustering. It's all part of the battle over whether to strip tobacco products of all advertising which returns to Parliament this week.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:31
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[New Zealand] Researchers have figured out how to map the social influence of public smoking

Social influence is particularly difficult to measure. But researchers in New Zealand have come up with one potential method on the cigarette front: mapping smoking visibility on local city streets. The result is a fascinating cross-pollination of geospa
The Washington Post
added Apr 11, 2014 08:27
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[New Zealand] Smoking visibility mapped for the first time

The visibility of smoking in city streets has for the first time anywhere been mapped, in new research from the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. The research found that up to 116 smokers outside bars/cafés could be seen from any one locatio
EurekAlert
added Apr 6, 2014 21:59
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[New Zealand] A 'Map' Of Smokers Shows How Far Their Influence Spans, With Implications For Better Public Policy

Researchers at the University of Otago say they’ve mapped the “visibility of smoking” on the streets of Wellington ... Though basic, such observations might help to convince policymakers to strive to stigmatize the behavior of smoking by introducing grea
Medical Daily
added Apr 6, 2014 21:57
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[Australia] RIMMER: New Zealand, Plain Packaging, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The New Zealand Parliament should take note of the debate in the Australian Parliament over the plain packaging of tobacco products, and emulate the Australian legislative model of The Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth). The New Zealand Parliament sh
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:23
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Goodhew: Massey University's Smokefree Summit / Speech: New Zealand Government

It’s a pleasure to be here today, and I thank Massey University for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this exciting event. When I learned about this project called It’s My Life I was very impressed that you, the students, are the driving force b
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 24, 2014 08:21
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A gift and a burden: the purchase and distribution of duty-free tobacco and its potential impact upon Pacific people in New Zealand

The findings suggest a ban on duty-free sales could be an important measure to help achieve the smokefree 2025 goal among Pacific communities in New Zealand. This measure would eliminate duty-free tobacco as a cheap form of supply, and efforts to denormal
Tobacco Control
added Mar 18, 2014 15:09
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[New Zealand] Kiwi youth to join global smokefree movement

Massey University is bringing a 15-year-old British school girl to New Zealand to inspire Kiwi youth to start their own smokefree movement.
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Mar 17, 2014 11:40
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[New Zealand] High level of smoking at bus stops - study

A study of bus stops in the Wellington Region has identified high levels of smoking around other people and high levels of butt littering. The University of Otago Wellington study shows that people who light up while waiting for the bus usually smoke cl
Voxy (nz)
added Mar 4, 2014 21:51
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[New Zealand] High level of smoking at bus stops - study

A study of bus stops in the Wellington Region has identified high levels of smoking around other people and high levels of butt littering. The University of Otago Wellington study shows that people who light up while waiting for the bus usually smoke cl
Voxy (nz)
added Mar 4, 2014 21:51
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