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[New Zealand] Big tobacco's plans to film on Auckland's pink Lightpath rejected by Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has rejected...Philip Morris New Zealand had an approved application to film on the cycleway... AT had originally granted permission but withdrew its consent after learning it would be for a cigarette advertisement, to be broadcast
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry admits that smoking kills

Cancer Society's National Health Promotion and Campaigns Manager, Shayne Nahu (Ngati Pikiao) says, "Tobacco is still our biggest killer and there's up to 5000 people every year dying from smoking-related causes. In respects of cancer, it's the single big
Māori Television (nz)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:41
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[New Zealand] Achieve Announces Clinical Trial Supply and Cooperation Agreement with the University of Auckland for the Evaluation of Cytisine Compared to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation

. "The use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke is recognized as the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and additional smoking cessation aids need to be made available."
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[New Zealand, UK] Vape, don't smoke - expert

Massey University professor of public health Marewa Glover says smokeless products like vapes are the key to reducing smoking rates, following a mere 0.6 percent decrease in smokers over the past year. "These new smokeless products that are much less ha
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[New Zealand] Grower loses battle to have seized tobacco returned

A Motueka grower has lost his lengthy legal battle to have five tonnes of seized tobacco returned to him. The tobacco was seized in 2010 by the Customs Service, because officers suspected it was intended for unlawful manufacture.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:11
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[New Zealand] NZ has dramatic drop in teenage smokers with the biggest decline among Maori men - survey

The number of 15 to 17-year-olds smoking has fallen by 75 per cent in the past decade and with only 3.9 per cent of the age group smoking. "We are finally seeing the majority of young people not taking up cigarettes, creating a new generation of 'never-
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 18, 2017 19:28
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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[New Zealand] Auckland Council votes against prosecuting smokers who breach smokefree policy

Auckland Council has stopped short of making smoking in public places illegal. Council staff voted against adopting a smokefree bylaw at the regulatory committee meeting on Thursday. If the council had voted in favour of adopting a bylaw, it would be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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