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[New Zealand] CAMPBELL: Partners with the past

The Trans Pacific Partnership already looks like standing up for our right to continue smoking. It might also champion our right to keep burning fossil fuels... As with tobacco, we can surely expect these firms to fight to reclaim as much of that lost val
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 30, 2015 13:10

[New Zealand] Smoking among Maori girls stubbornly high

A new survey by Action on Smoking and Health shows smoking among 14 and 15 year olds is at its lowest level in 15 years. Just three percent are still smoking. But ASH director Stephanie Erick said Maori girls at that age are 4 times more likely to smok
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:33

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes: Are you getting what you pay for?

Researchers have found some e-cigarette users, or 'vapers', are getting up two-and-a-half times as much of the addictive drug from each dose then what the manufacturers claim; but others are getting ripped off ...only had a fraction of the other harmful
TV3 (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:10

[New Zealand] Making a case for electronic cigarettes

The paper, published on Friday in the New Zealand Medical Journal, found electronic cigarettes have the potential to encourage smokers to switch from smoking cigarettes to using electronic cigarettes, which were likely to be far safer. It also found dis
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:50

[New Zealand] Pushback against big tobacco

Trade unions are backing a proposal to stop foreign companies suing the Government over controversial laws. New Zealand First has put forward a member's bill to stop foreign companies like tobacco companies being able to sue the government for laws they
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 22, 2015 17:40

[New Zealand] Theoretical impacts of a range of major tobacco retail outlet reduction interventions: modelling results in a country with a smoke-free nation goal [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions that markedly reduced availability of tobacco retail outlets...Nevertheless, the results still suggest that tobacco outlet reduction interventions could modestly contribute to an endgame goal.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 18, 2015 08:56

[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] TPP - Seek and you will find out

Individuals can access Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) list of FTAs...The ISDS suit by Phillip Morris Australia vs Australia is typical. This negates government's committments under the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Tobacco Control Conv
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:15

[Australia, New Zealand] E-cigarette nicotine ban criticised

A ban on nicotine in e-cigarette products is under fire from a visiting health professional who says it is naïve and doing more harm than good. University of Queensland professor Wayne Hall is presenting at Thursday's e-cigarette symposium at the Univer
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:45

[New Zealand] Minister says more evidence needed on e-cigarettes

Different perspectives on the science, use and regulation of e-cigarettes were shared at New Zealand’s first day-long symposium on the alternative device, held at the University of Auckland this week. Participants included smoking cessation researchers,
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:55

Tariana Turia: looking ahead to a tobacco-free New Zealand

Next week, Dame Tariana Turia will be one of the recipients of the American Cancer Society Luther L Terry Awards, for “exemplary leadership in tobacco control”. This will come as no surprise to her friends and colleagues in her native New Zealand, who hav
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:22
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