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[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

[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 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

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

[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

[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

[New Zealand] On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Fox: “...for the last 27 years – 27 years – I have not attended a funeral of someone in our family, and I’ve attended numerous funerals, who has died of natural causes… you and your companies are addicting people to cigarettes and telling us that it’s the
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:27

[New Zealand] Taxing tobacco in NZ: What we know and what could be next

NZ will need additional tobacco control strategies if it is to have a high probability of achieving the Government’s Smokefree 2025 goal. The tax increases should be accompanied by rigorous evaluation and research so that the most effective approaches can
University of Otago (nz)
added Oct 26, 2015 18:48

[New Zealand] Why e-cigarettes have their own toxic dangers

A growing number of studies find that some of the liquids used in e-cigarettes contain flavorings whose inhalation has been associated with lung problems, ranging from irritation to a rare but serious lung disease. For example, diacetyl, a butter-flavore
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 6, 2015 01:08

[Australia, New Zealand] Pressure to bring in tobacco plain-packaging

The Government is being lobbied to bring the tobacco plain-packaging bill back to Parliament for a final vote, now the policy has been found to work "almost like a vaccine against tobacco" in Australia. The health select committee last year supported th
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:49

[Indonesia, New Zealand] Plain packaging reprisal 'scaremongering'

As the fight over plain packaging heats up, the tobacco industry has claimed Indonesia and other countries could slap New Zealand wine and dairy exports with their own packaging requirements.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 8, 2014 09:18
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