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Increase taxes on tobacco to improve health of New Zealanders, says Professor

The Government should continue to hike taxes on tobacco and raise them to at least 20 per cent a year, health professionals and advocacy groups have told Parliament. Tobacco taxes rose by 10 per cent on January 1, the last of four consecutive annual inc
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:42
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[New Zealand] Govt should raise tobacco taxes by up to 50 per cent: smoking opponents

Increasing tobacco taxes by as much as 50 per cent a year could form the "backbone" of efforts to make New Zealand smoke-free, politicians have been told. Tobacco taxes increased by 10 per cent at the start of the year, and academics and anti-smoking gr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:42
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22nd Century’s very low nicotine cigarettes identified as an important public health tool to reduce smoking rates in New Zealand

announced today that public health advocates in New Zealand have contacted them to introduce 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes into commerce in New Zealand at much lower tax rate than that of conventional cigarettes. They believe a Very L
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 02:20
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal signed in Auckland

The ceremony in Auckland brings the huge trade pact, which has been five years in the making, another step towards to becoming a reality. But the TPP continues to face opposition. The 12 nations account for some 40% of the world's economy - they now have
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2016 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] As Signing Nears, Froman Offers Glimpse Of TPP Strategy ($$)

Froman on Tuesday sketched out his office’s plans to sell the deal to lawmakers, who have criticized its provisions on banking data, drug protection and tobacco regulations. Froman said this week’s signing in New Zealand...
Law360
added Feb 3, 2016 21:48
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22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Identified as an Important Public Health Tool to Reduce Smoking Rates in New Zealand

public health advocates in New Zealand have contacted 22nd Century to advance their plans to introduce 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes into commerce in New Zealand at a tax rate substantially lower than that of conventional cigarettes. T
Business Wire
added Feb 3, 2016 14:52
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[New Zealand] Video Games: Big Tobacco’s New Backdoor Marketing Frontier

The Smokefree Coalition warns that big tobacco, well-known for its sneaky product placement techniques, has found a backdoor method of marketing to New Zealand children. New research from the University of California in San Francisco has found that near
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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[New Zealand] Video Games: Big Tobacco’s New Backdoor Marketing Frontier

The Smokefree Coalition warns that big tobacco, well-known for its sneaky product placement techniques, has found a backdoor method of marketing to New Zealand children. New research from the University of California in San Francisco has found that near
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: More action needed on Maori smoking rates

A report into progress on addressing tobacco-related harm among Māori shows few of the recommendations made to a parliamentary committee have been implemented... Only eight out of 42 of the recommendations had been fully implemented. Tobacco-free advocac
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:43
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[New Zealand] A jab to stop cravings for alcohol, cigarettes and junk food

Scientists from Imperial College London believe using the hormones glucagon-like peptide-1 and ghrelin, which have been proved to stave off hunger pangs, they may be able to control the parts of the brain linked to addiction and stress.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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