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[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
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[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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 23, 2013 14:02
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[New Zealand] Tobacco company sees writing on the wall for other products

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand says Australia is already seeing the flow-on effects of passing its plain packaging legislation. The company’s market manager, Paul Warham, says the New South Wales parliament is now debating a bill that would ban alcohol ad
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2012 14:17
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Hike Bill Progresses With Unanimous Support

Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes made progress with unanimous support in Parliament today.
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:42
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[New Zealand] Lawyer defends smoking ban in prisons

Arthur Taylor says as most of the New Zealand population can smoke in their home if they choose to, inmates should also be allowed to
TV3 (nz)
added Aug 8, 2012 00:06
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