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[New Zealand] Logo up for smokers - study

found smokers leave their packs with the brand logo facing up 80 percent of the time. Otago University's Nick Wilson said the new study showed cigarette packs' role as a marketing tool.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:46
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New Zealand: Dirty Politics raises conflict of interest concerns

former British American Tobacco (NZ) corporate affairs manager Carrick Graham. The book alleges that Graham fed Slater a large amount of material, often attacks on scientists and advocates in the public health field working on tobacco, alcohol and obesity
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:03

[New Zealand] The habit going up in smoke

Hundreds of smokers around New Zealand are participating in the Stoptober campaign to quit smoking. James Ihaka spoke to four people in the programme two weeks ago and caught up with them again yesterday to see how they’re getting on
New Zealand Herald
added Oct 14, 2014 13:41

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes put smoke-free NZ at risk, says industry whistleblower ($$)

Acceptance of e-cigarettes risks renormalising smoking, according to the world's highest-profile quit-smoking champion. To accept e-cigarettes ...
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:26

[New Zealand] Kiwi teens turn their backs on cigarettes

The latest smoking stats show 13 per cent of New Zealand teenagers, a record low, are hooked on cigarettes.
NZCity (nz)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:37

[New Zealand] Rewards for smokers who quit 'insulting'

A $13,000 programme enticing expectant Maori and Pasifika mothers with jewellery and gift vouchers to stop smoking has been slammed as insulting and undignified by critics. But a doctor behind the scheme has defended it, saying two in five Maori women s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:04

[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24

[New Zealand] NorthTec smoking row still burning

Some teachers at NorthTec have been stuck in a stalemate with management for more than a year about the polytech's reluctance to go smokefree. Nursing tutor Jenni Moore said the nursing school particularly had raised many concerns about the issue.
New Zealand Herald
added Sep 18, 2014 18:16

[New Zealand] A qualitative analysis of 'informed choice' among young adult smokers

Flaws in the tobacco industry's argument that smokers exercise "informed adult choice" when they start smoking have been highlighted in new study. The University of Otago research involved 15 in-depth interviews with 18-25 year olds who had started sm
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 16, 2014 00:48

[New Zealand] E-cig sales ban blasted

Despite being illegal according to the Ministry of Health's rules, e-cigarettes containing nicotine have been widely available over the counter in Auckland. But in the past few weeks, the ministry has dispatched smoke-free enforcement officers to inform
New Zealand Herald
added Sep 15, 2014 13:42
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