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[New Zealand] Cuts planned to duty-free tobacco

Proposed law change will end big savings for smokers at NZ borders
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:09

[New Zealand] Plain tobacco packaging could set unintended precedent

Chief executive of the Association of New Zealand Advertisers, Lindsay Mouat, says if the Government can step in to legislate over cigarettes, it could be pushed into other areas too. "Some may take this as an opportunity to seek plain packaging in other
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Feb 20, 2013 18:24

[New Zealand] Government agrees to disagree with Big Tobacco regarding plain packagings

The (Christchurch, NZ) Press
added Feb 20, 2013 18:19

[New Zealand] Big Tobacco likely to sue, should plain packaging go ahead

University of Auckland professor of law, Jane Kelsey, says if plain packaging is brought in, the Government will be igniting a fight with large international companies with plenty of money.
Radio Network (nz)
added Feb 18, 2013 18:24

[New Zealand, UK] Study finds smokefree playground policies can make a difference

British and New Zealand playgrounds have a significantly smaller proportion of people smoking than other types of public outdoor areas, according to latest research from the University of Otago, Wellington. New Zealand playgrounds and streets also have
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 23, 2013 14:02

[New Zealand] Tobacco firms use 'stalling' strategy

Tobacco companies are trying to pry confidential documents from government departments as they battle a possible crackdown on their trade. ... An anti-tobacco group has expressed concerns that the companies are trying to "bog down" civil servants, while
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:20

[Australia, New Zealand] Legal reasons for (and against) enforcing plain packaging on cigarettes

Justice Heydon’s final statement, while strongly expressed, corresponds with the fear expressed by some intellectual property lawyers and brand owners that tobacco packaging could be the thin end of the wedge, with alcohol and even food liable to follow.
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:50

[New Zealand] BOOCK: Plain talk about plain cigarette packs

I've tried to help them in this regard, devoting today's blog to a plain language interpretation of some of their most recent posts on social network sites such as Twitter. Let's call it a Guide to BAT NZ's Alternative Reality: "Plain packs sends a dange
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 18:11

[New Zealand] Airport smokers about to go undercover

Christchurch Airport is stubbing out the practice of visitors having a quick smoke around the airport frontage. Three new designated smoking areas open today near the almost-completed terminal, to filter out the problem of smokers seeking protection fro
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:30

[New Zealand] Parliament passes historic tobacco excise tax rises

Associate Health Minister Hon Tariana Turia today welcomed the new legislation which will further drive down smoking rates to save lives and improve health.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:47
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