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[New Zealand] CORRECTING and REPLACING Extab Corporation Announces Positive Data from Phase 3 Clinical Study of Cytisine as a Smoking Cessation Aid Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

Extab Corporation, a privately-held, pharmaceutical company focused on advancing Tabex™, a smoking cessation drug containing the active substance cytisine, announces that positive data from a Phase 3 clinical trial of cytisine as a smoking cessation aid
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:12

[New Zealand] Minister marks smokefree anniversary

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says the 10 year anniversary of the passing of the Smoke-free Environments Act is a good opportunity to look forward to further gains in tobacco control.
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:18

[New Zealand] Calls grow to ban outdoor smoking

The Heart Foundation credits the smokefree law with a dramatic reduction in smoking rates but said to achieve the Government's goal of "Smokefree Aotearoa 2025" there needs to be a ban on smoking in all public places - particularly the outdoor areas of b
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 8, 2014 14:18

[New Zealand] Maori smokefree goal closer, but no cigar

Census figures show the Maori smoking rate fell 10 per cent between 2006 and 2013 and Wanganui smoke-free advocates Tariana Turia and Heather Gifford say that's great. Mrs Turia worked to get smokefree legislation through when she was in Parliament. Ms
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 7, 2014 17:21

[New Zealand] War on smoking 'needs cash'

The Government is not taking New Zealand's smokefree goal by 2025 seriously enough and will not get there unless it invests more money into quit services, a Manawatu smoking cessation expert says.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:17

[New Zealand] High nicotine hooks kiwi kids

A Maori tobacco control campaigner says the level of nicotine in New Zealand cigarettes needs to come down. Zoe Hawke from Te Ara Ha Ora says latest analysis of census data showing the incidence of Maori smokers has dropped 10 percent since 2006 to just
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:09

Tobacco Use 2012/13: New Zealand Health Survey

The significant decrease in daily and current (daily, weekly and monthly) smoking in New Zealand seen since 1996/97 has continued. In 1996/97, a quarter (25%) of the adult population reported being current smokers and by 2012/13 this rate had dropped to
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:37

[New Zealand] Report shows significant decrease in smoking

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga welcomes a health report which shows more smokers have quit and fewer people have started smoking.. The largest decrease was for 15-19 year olds. For this age group, smoking decreased by 36% between 2006/07
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Dec 4, 2014 07:36

[New Zealand] Stats show fall in Māori smoking rates

Māori health professionals are calling on the Government to change the way nicotine products are marketed and cut the amount of nicotine in them. National Māori Tobacco Control manager Zoe Hawke said New Zealand had the second highest level for nicotine
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:41

[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Is it time to stub out smoking outside cafes?

Soon Palmerston North residents can participate in a debate about whether the crusade should go further. Should outdoor dining areas be smokefree? Residents will have a chance to air their thoughts when there is consultation next year about the city cou
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 06:29
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