Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,380 headlines found
[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
Nov 17, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15
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
Nov 14, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:14
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
Oct 31, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Nov 11, 2014 09:23
"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."
Nov 10, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 10, 2014 22:03
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
Nov 10, 2014 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:54
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
Nov 11, 2014 TV3 (nz)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:40
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.
Nov 10, 2014 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 10, 2014 15:18
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.
Nov 10, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 9, 2014 22:32
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.
Nov 9, 2014 TV3 (nz)
added Nov 8, 2014 20:57
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
Nov 8, 2014 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34