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The impact of an increase in excise tax on the retail price of tobacco in New Zealand

Tobacco companies do not appear to be increasing the RRPs of budget brands in line with tobacco excise tax increases. The increasing price differential between budget brands, and mainstream and premium brands may undermine cessation and impede realisation
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2015 16:04
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[New Zealand] Smokers turn to vapour product

The e-shisha is a modern take on traditional middle eastern smoking but it contains no nicotine or toxic substances. The product looks like a pen, and is similar to an e-cigerette but it has flavoured water rather than nicotine, which is vaporised by a h
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:14
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[New Zealand] Tax hike chokes BAT NZ profit

The latest hike in excise tax has dented sales and profit for New Zealand's largest cigarette company British American Tobacco Holdings.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[New Zealand] CROSBIE: Save lives and don't buckle to tobacco industry on plain packaging

My research suggests tobacco industry trade threats and challenges are having a chilling effect and attempt to pre-empt Government regulatory authority. However, early analysis also suggests the Government, and more importantly the media, continues to fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:33
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[New Zealand] Advice on the use of E-Cigarettes

The Medicines Act 1981 (Medicines Act) and the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) regulate the sale, advertising and use of e-cigarettes and the liquids used in e-cigarettes. It is illegal to sell an e-cigarette in New Zealand (with or without nico
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:14
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[China, New Zealand] E-cigs with nicotine could help women quit smoking - NZ research

But the required nicotine-containing liquid was not legally for sale in this country, although electronic cigarettes were, said study co-author Professor Randolph Grace from the Canterbury University Psychology Department. Some people were ordering the
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:08
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[New Zealand] Hospital neighbours stub out the smokes

Yanna Ho says the ban on smoking at her cafe's street-side tables from tomorrow is what her customers want, even the smokers. Ro Cafe Crema is one of three eateries with tables on the footpath of Park Rd opposite Auckland City Hospital that are going sm
New Zealand Herald
added May 30, 2015 10:27
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[New Zealand] Push for e-cigarettes to be sold only by pharmacies

The Government has been urged to consider restricting sales of nicotine electronic cigarettes to pharmacies, in a blog to be published today by public health experts. But an opponent of medical-style controls says doing that would impede access to a dev
New Zealand Herald
added May 24, 2015 18:01
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[New Zealand] A comparison of on-pack Quitline information formats

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
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:02
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[New Zealand] Kiwi teen e-cigarette use spikes: A help or hindrance to smokefree future?

Electronic cigarettes are usually pitched as quit-smoking aids, but are they really a help or a hindrance to our smokefree future? More teens are experimenting with the devices, including teens who have never smoked. You have to wonder, have good intent
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 14, 2015 15:06
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