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[New Zealand] Smokers growing own tobacco

Tauranga smokers are exploring cheaper alternatives after feeling the blow of the 10 per cent tax increase on tobacco this year. Entrepreneurial home tobacco plant growers are cashing in on the price hike and using websites and social media pages to sell
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:36
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Plain packaging cigarettes unsuccessful in Australia

MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11
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[New Zealand] Advancing the retail endgame: public perceptions of retail policy interventions

Mandatory tobacco-free retail zones around schools, and requiring stores selling tobacco to stock cessation products received strong support, even among daily smokers; both measures would reduce youth exposure to tobacco while providing smokers with bett
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2013 02:02
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to deliver legal highs

Whangarei legal high outlets say e-Cigarettes containing synthetic cannabis could be the future of the industry in the face of new legislation aimed to combat the effects. The Psychoactive Substances Bill is expected to pass its third and final reading
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:19
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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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