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[New Zealand] High Court upholds smoking ban for hospitals, but not for prisons

The contrasting outcomes provide a useful illustration of the approach taken in judicial review in New Zealand, including the critical nature of the relevant statutory provisions and the limits of challenging the substantive merits of an administrative de
International Law Office (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 13:50

[New Zealand] Government could face lawsuit over duty-free cigarette ban

A proposed ban on duty-free allowances on tobacco may open the Government to legal challenges from international investors, depending on how it is framed.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2012 15:21

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

[New Zealand] Smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products

The Government is planning to establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products (other than e-cigarettes). This follows a decision earlier this year to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. These changes nee
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:35

[New Zealand] Government in e-cigarette push

As the Government rolls out its plan for tobacco plain packaging, Newshub can reveal it is also eyeing up legalising nicotine e-cigarettes. Senior ministers want to make tobacco alternatives vaping and e-cigarettes legal in New Zealand. Currently if th
Newshub (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:52

[New Zealand] NZ smoking rates decrease - but not as fast as Australia

Smokers are a dwindling group in New Zealand with tobacco consumption down 23 per cent in the past five years. But anti-smoking advocates say rates here are still not falling as fast as in Australia, where the introduction of plain packaging has been cr
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 27, 2015 22:12

[Australia, New Zealand] The impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on health: Why an independent, comprehensive health impact assessment is crucial prior to signing

Indeed, even when the evidence of harm is substantial, industries such as Tobacco have a long and consistent history of systematically undermining and legally contesting the available scientific evidence, aiming to ensure that the benefit of any doubt is
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:37

[Australia, New Zealand] SMITH / MACLENNAN: Trade accord carries health warning

We are doctors - one a specialist surgeon, one a specialist in palliative medicine. We spend our days, and sometimes our nights, helping people who have serious illness... We also have an ethical obligation to speak up when we see health and lives under t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 13, 2014 16:39

[New Zealand] Tobacco companies sidestep tax rises

Tobacco companies are avoiding millions of dollars worth of tax increases each year by triggering huge excise payments just before the end of December, then keeping the annual increase on New Year sales. A timing loophole creates an entirely legal way t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:15

[New Zealand] E-Cigarette Might Help Smokers Quit

* A nicotine-dispensing electronic cigarette helped smokers quit at least as much as nicotine patches did. * Point out that there is still uncertainty about the role of e-cigarettes in tobacco control, and more research is needed to establish their over
MedPage Today
added Sep 9, 2013 06:47
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