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[New Zealand] Editorial: Wellington should ban smoking in many more parts of the city

So the proposed moves in Wellington are wholly welcome. In the meantime, more needs to be done to help the addicts quit their habit. And still more needs to be done to harm and destroy Big Tobacco.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:24

[New Zealand] Smokers on wrong side of public opinion in Wellington

Wellingtonians overwhelmingly want to see smoking banned in more parts of the capital, including bus stops and the Botanic Gardens. A survey of people's attitudes towards smoking appears to have delivered Wellington City Council a mandate for change, as
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 23, 2015 00:21

[New Zealand] Wellington bar The George fined for its semi-outdoor smoking area

Wellington bar The George has pleaded guilty to breaching smokefree laws by allowing patrons to smoke in a semi-outdoor foyer area. The Willis St bar was charged in Wellington District Court on Monday with allowing smoking in the "substantially enclosed
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:11

[New Zealand] University invests in fossil fuels, tobacco on 'Unethical Stock Market'

Student group Fossil Free UoA organised an auctioneer to sell off 'shares' in oil company Exxon Mobil, tobacco company British American Tobacco, and gun manufacturer Smith and Wesson, with students dressed to represent these industries.
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 19:35

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, New Zealand] Govt's snow job on TPPA now exposed - Kelsey

Unlike the proposed Malaysian carveout for tobacco control measures from the entire agreement, it does not apply to other chapters, such as labelling rules, intellectual property, or the investment chapter itself.
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 08:51

[New Zealand] Four tonnes of tobacco abandoned at airports

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says over four tonnes of tobacco was abandoned at airports in the year since the duty free limits were dropped on 1 November 2014. “Passengers choosing not to pay duty dumped almost 3.8 tonnes of tobacco – almost enough to
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 2, 2015 23:26

[New Zealand] Customs dumps four tonnes of tobacco

More than four tonnes of tobacco has been destroyed by Customs since new duty-free limits were introduced this time last year. The duty-free limit came into effect on November 1, 2014 and restricts passengers to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of tobacco. Pas
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 2, 2015 23:25

[New Zealand] Taxing tobacco in NZ: What we know and what could be next

NZ will need additional tobacco control strategies if it is to have a high probability of achieving the Government’s Smokefree 2025 goal. The tax increases should be accompanied by rigorous evaluation and research so that the most effective approaches can
University of Otago (nz)
added Oct 26, 2015 18:48

[New Zealand] University's vaping ban slammed

A new vaping ban on the University of Otago campus is based more on prejudice than science, a Massey public health professor says. ''It's shocking,'' longtime tobacco researcher Associate Prof Marewa Glover, of Massey University, said.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:07

[New Zealand] NZ Vaping Alliance Launched

New Zealand’s leading e-cigarette and vaping enthusiasts have launched the New Zealand Vaping Alliance (NZVA). The NZVA is a New Zealand based advocacy group that seeks to increase awareness and understanding of e-cigarettes and vaping issues.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 12, 2015 18:53
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