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[New Zealand] Māori health fears under TPP

"Any lawsuit that had a chilling effect on tobacco control measures could jeopardise the Smokefree 2025 target which is very important in terms of reducing smoking amongst Māori. Tariana Turia.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:45

[New Zealand] Health professionals call to give trade deal a health check

Health professionals say a comprehensive health impact assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must be carried out to protect the health of New Zealanders. They say leaked information suggests international big business, such as the t
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:38

[Australia, New Zealand] The impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on health: Why an independent, comprehensive health impact assessment is crucial prior to signing

Indeed, even when the evidence of harm is substantial, industries such as Tobacco have a long and consistent history of systematically undermining and legally contesting the available scientific evidence, aiming to ensure that the benefit of any doubt is
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:37

[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

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
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