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[New Zealand] Career criminal continues fight against prison smoking ban

The Department of Correctons is fighting to stop career criminal Arthur Taylor in his bid to force Corrections to drop their ban on smoking in prison. On December 20 last year, the High Court in Auckland ruled in Taylor's favour finding the blanket ban
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:29
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[New Zealand] Editorial: Forget plain packaging, use price to deter smokers

Price is a weapon that works. It is there that the Government's efforts should be concentrated, not on a step that will make little difference and involves the theft of property rights.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:02
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[New Zealand] Auckland duty free spend hit by Australian tobacco allowance cut

The impact of drastically reduced tobacco allowances for passengers entering Australia from 1 September 2012 softened retail revenue growth at Auckland Airport in the six months to 31 December 2012, the airport operator has revealed.
The Moodie Report (uk)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:16
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[New Zealand] Tax increase pushes smokers to quit

With the first of four New Year tobacco tax hikes now in effect, Quitline has had a surge in the number of calls from smokers wanting to kick the habit. A 10% tax increase implemented today has bumped the cost of a packet of 20 cigarettes to around $16
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:05
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NEW ZEALANDERS HAVE A RIGHT TO RUN THEIR OWN LIVES SAYS BATNZ (PDF)

The Government’s proposal to force cigarettes into plain packaging fails to respect adult smokers who wish to run their own lives and make their own decisions, says British American Tobacco New Zealand (BATNZ). “There is already universal awareness of t
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 15, 2012 09:38
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[New Zealand] Big Tobacco behind collecting signatures

I have blogged about the jobs being offered by Engage NZ on Seek and Trademe . . . The campaign is being run by Imperial Tobacco and assisted by Philip Morris. The happy little workers on the generous package and bonus scheme have been hired to go arou
Whale Oil Beef Hooked (Cameron Slater blog) (nz)
added Sep 7, 2012 14:07
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[New Zealand] BAT tobacco tax worth $801.2m

British American Tobacco Holdings (New Zealand), the local unit of the maker of Benson & Hedges, Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, paid $801.2 million in excise tax last year, as much as the government reaped from all 16 state-owned enterprises, its ac
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 4, 2012 07:44
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[New Zealand] Ministry changes tune on smoking alternatives

After a change of heart, health officials are throwing their support behind e-cigarettes and vaping, saying they could help people quit smoking.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[New Zealand] New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-ci
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:34
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[New Zealand] Ministry takes Philip Morris to court

Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health. The ministry yesterday announced Philip Morris was facing court over the sale of a tobacco product called Heets which a
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:29
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