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[New Zealand] Black market for cigarettes fuels robberies in Canterbury

A lucrative black market for cigarettes is fuelling an increase in armed robberies, with criminals targeting dairies and stealing tobacco products to order. Some dairy owners are toying with the idea of pulling cigarettes from their shelves, but the dec
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 30, 2016 17:32
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[New Zealand] Parliament's public entrance goes smokefree, but total ban stubbed out

Speaker David Carter has announced that the forecourt and lawn on Parliament grounds are now smokefree, although smoking is allowed in other, less public areas. News of a smoking ban in areas of Parliament comes after MPs pushed ahead with plans to requi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:10
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[New Zealand] Auckland considers outdoor smoking bans

A smoking ban in open spaces, such as pavements, civic squares and beaches, is to be investigated by Auckland Council. The entire central business district could also be covered by a new bylaw. The council's regional strategy and policy committee today
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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[New Zealand] Bylaw business unusual for anti-smoking push

Maori public health service Hapai Te Hauora is welcoming Auckland Council’s consideration of a bylaw to ban smoking in some open spaces. It comes after an internal analyst slammed the council for failing to develop Maori-specific smokefree initiatives.
Waatea News (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:12
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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Sweeping changes to the Smokefree Environments legislation are proposed by University of Otago researchers in a newly published article in the New Zealand Medical Journal. The researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, propose a comprehensive
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 14:09
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[New Zealand] A starter pack on e-cigarettes: what you should know

It will soon become legal to sell and supply electronic cigarettes containing nicotine. Of course, the Government want the "appropriate controls" in place – this would mean restricting use to adults only, not allowing advertising and banning them in sm
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:09
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could reduce smoking, says GP

Dr Harry Pert of Ranolf Medical Centre said he believed the proposal by the Government to look at making the sale and supply of the e-cigarettes legal was a good move. A consultation document was released this week for the public to consider how selling
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 7, 2016 11:25
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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

“The law would state that, if specific prevalence reduction targets for 2020 are not reached, permission to sell tobacco would be transferred to ‘not for profit’ or health agencies. These agencies would be required by law to reduce sales,” she says. The
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 20:11
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could reduce smoking, says GP

A proposal to make the sale and supply of e-cigarettes legal could provide benefits to those looking at quitting smoking, according to one Rotorua GP. Dr Harry Pert of Ranolf Medical Centre said he believed the proposal by the Government to look at maki
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[New Zealand] Editorial: Sleep pods and e-cigs steps in right direction

Opponents fear it provides the same satisfaction as smoking, and maintains the same addiction, but it could be argued that if it is much safer than tobacco - particularly for those trying to beat the habit - it is the better of the evils.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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