Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with New Zealand 3,956 headlines found

11 Views

ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15
11 Views

[New Zealand] Ministry of Health takes tobacco giant to court over tobacco stick device

A tobacco company and the Ministry of Health are locking horns in court, for a week-long battle over the sale of a new tobacco device. ...Philip Morris is defending the charges, arguing that HEETS is a smoking product
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:24
11 Views

[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
11 Views

[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
11 Views

[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
11 Views

[Ethiopia, New Zealand] Does hiking tobacco prices make people quit - or just punish their families?

But despite the ever-increasing expense designed to curb the addictive and dangerous habit, some of us are still smoking one or two packs of cigarettes every day. In 2011, the Government announced that it wants New Zealand to become the world's second s
Newshub (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:04
11 Views

[New Zealand] Legality of tobacco product in question

Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies are at odds over whether a new tobacco product being launched in New Zealand is illegal....at a launch party for the product in Auckland last month. There was free alcohol at the event, which he said was run b
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48
11 Views

Tobacco giant wants to register nicotine inhaler in New Zealand

Its subsidiary Nicovations New Zealand has asked Medsafe to register its metered dose nicotine inhaler as a lower risk medicine. Professor Julian Crane of Otago University believes the product has potential. "We know 80 per cent of people that smoke are
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:27
11 Views

[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
11 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines