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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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[New Zealand] AVCA issues Bill of Consumer Rights for Vapers in NZ

The Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy (AVCA) group has issued a “Bill of Consumer Rights in New Zealand” that they hope will highlight the issues surrounding the legality and availability of nicotine containing e liquid in the retail market as well as an
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:35
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[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco campaigner pushing for plain packaging

Kylie Lindorff, chair of Cancer Council Australia's tobacco issues committee, this week flew in to help drum up support for the measure, which she wanted introduced as soon as possible. Since standardised packaging was enforced in Australia in 2012, ther
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:51
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[New Zealand] Fewer Kiwi teens think smoking is 'cool'

They're onto something - the Year 10 Snapshot study conducted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the University of Otago shows smoking uptake amongst school students has dropped to record level lows.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:50
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[New Zealand] Smoking gun found at anti-smoking charity – directors allegedly pay themselves for doing nothing

The Minister of Health needs to explain to taxpayers how $3million is sitting in the account of a defunct charity when the money was supposed to be used to help smokers quit. Radio NZ reports that the Government has sought legal advice over the Quit Grou
Investigate magazine (nz)
added Jul 15, 2016 16:04
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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

robust tobacco control strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings sugges
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 18:31
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CHAPMAN: Has New Zealand lost its way in tobacco control?

By all but removing advocacy funding in New Zealand, and filling the vacuum with funding for strategies simply incapable of reaching large numbers of smokers, the government is likely to be doing something it will regret. New Zealand has some of the wor
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:25
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings suggest that there is no need
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:05
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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