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[New Zealand] Health lobby v Big Tobacco: Behind the scenes battle for future of e-cigarettes

The fight is being conducted through submissions to the Ministry of Health over how tightly e-cigarette sales should be regulated....trying to influence media attitudes with one e-cigarette company, understood to be owned by a big tobacco company, offerin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:53
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Reducing the nicotine content of combusted tobacco products sold in New Zealand

very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes decrease nicotine exposure, decrease cigarette dependence, reduce the number of cigarettes smoked per day and increase the likelihood of contemplating, making and succeeding at a quit attempt. New smokers would
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2016 11:59
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[New Zealand] Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust Announces Completion of a Clinical Study on Innovative Nicotine-Containing Product

The product prototype, designated “P3L” by the technology owner Philip Morris International, mixes nicotine with lactic acid to produce an inhalable nicotine salt aerosol with faster absorption rates than traditional nicotine replacement therapies. The d
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2016 15:00
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[New Zealand] Smokefree researchers want more expensive, uglier rolling tobacco

Young people are convincing themselves that rolling tobacco is cool, a new study says. The study also found many people think rolling tobacco is safer than tailored cigarettes, which is not true. The paper, which involved interviews with 20 young smoke
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:58
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes fail to get Health Ministry support

There's not enough evidence that e-cigarettes are an effective tool in helping people quit smoking, the Ministry of Health says in a cabinet paper presented to government ministers. Public consultation on legalising e-cigarette sales began in August and
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:24
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[New Zealand] Legalising electronic cigarettes could save thousands of NZ smokers' lives

Thousands of New Zealand smokers' lives could be saved by legalising domestic sales of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, a leading vendor says. The claim by Cosmic, which is selling the devices, comes as submissions close today on a legalisatio
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:37
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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[New Zealand] 'Drab and ugly' plain packaging for tobacco on the way after legislation passes

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga took a large cigarette packet prop into Parliament's debating chamber to show what plain packaging could look like. "This is what will make a difference," he said. "When cigarette packs come out of a smoke
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco giant warns of plain packet 'black market'

British American Tobacco's New Zealand spokesman Saul Derber said plain packaging in Australia had been a failure - and it would fail here too. "Not only is the Australian tobacco plain packaging experiment failing to meet its objectives, the policy is h
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[New Zealand] Tobacco firm ponders challenge as plain packaging bill passes

British American Tobacco is still considering a legal challenge to standardised cigarette packaging after legislation restricting the use of branding on cigarette packets was passed on Thursday. The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Standardised Packagin
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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