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[New Zealand] Smoking era left thousands of baby boomers with disease

More than 200,000 people have the disease in New Zealand, but don't realise it. Putting their symptoms down to old age they battle on until it ends their life early. Mohi said she was stunned to learn she had "smoker's disease".
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 29, 2016 15:12
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[New Zealand] 'Fat people' to blame for tobacco tax: Winston Peters video

Peters said the Government should put as much effort behind tackling the "tsunami of obesity". He blamed the tax hike on "fat people sitting in their ivory towers telling smokers what to do".
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:26
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[New Zealand] e-cigarettes and managing memory loss

Marewa Glover: ...It's a very useful question to ask about the potential benefits of vaping nicotine for people managing memory loss. Nicotine has been shown to have some beneficial preventative, and I think current, effects on Alzheimers, Parkinson's an
Scoop (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:25
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The battle against smoking is ramped up

The opposing argument to tax hikes runs like this: Children may miss out on food if their parents simply must feed their smoking habit, crime becomes more tempting, and forcing up prices encourages a black market. This was given short shrift by English
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 27, 2016 22:10
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[New Zealand] Don't wear too much jewellery, 'listening intently' is a turn off and NEVER take pictures of your meal: Singles reveal their unexpected first date deal-breakers

70 per cent of people revealed they were turned off by those who lied about smoking, many considering this worse than lying about weight, age and height.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[New Zealand] Smoking Tax Hike Morally Questionable

The Taxpayers’ Union is labelling the Government’s decision to hike taxes on smokers by 10% per year for the next four years as morally questionable. Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union, says:
Scoop (nz)
added May 26, 2016 14:26
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New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan

The government plans to hike tobacco taxes by 46 percent over the next four years as it continues an ambitious campaign to eliminate smoking from the South Pacific nation by 2025. Once the taxes are in place, a pack of 20 cigarettes will cost about 30 Ne
AP - Associated Press
added May 26, 2016 14:21
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[New Zealand] Vaping grows in popularity

New Zealand's first dedicated vaping shop continues to grow its business, with more than 1000 local customers, says owner Michael Brader. The Napier outlet sells e-cigarettes, which are handheld electronic devices that release flavoured vapours from a l
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 25, 2016 03:38
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[New Zealand] Still no smoke (or fire) - Court of Appeal upholds DHB smoking ban

Throughout the decision, the Court gave WDHB credit for a "careful and considered process" in implementing the policy. It recognised that the policy was the result of many years of planning (between 2000 and 2009), and that it was "trialled by the WDHB o
Lexology (uk)
added May 19, 2016 16:22
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Maori women calling for easier access to E-cigarettes to help them quit

Selling the devices and nicotine liquid is a criminal act - Maori Affairs reporter Yvonne Tahana explains.
TVNZ (nz)
added May 18, 2016 19:46
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