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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] Health Ministry abandons its legal fight against tobacco sticks

The Ministry of Heath has abandoned its legal fight to stop a tobacco giant importing and selling tobacco sticks designed to be heated instead of burned like cigarettes. HEETS are tobacco sticks or refills that are heated in an electronic device, rather
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 12, 2018 22:21
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[New Zealand] What big tobacco didn't want you to read

They want to publicise the dispute but leave out details that show the lengths tobacco companies will go...blacked-out text in the redacted claim set out in detail BATNZ's trading terms with retailers and show how much control it commands in the market i
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:19
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[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
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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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[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
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[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
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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
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