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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Brunei, New Zealand] National's smokefree commitment tested by Malaysia on TPPA

‘How New Zealand responds will show whether the National government is serious about its Smokefree 2025 goal’, Jane Kelsey said. If claims that the TPPA negotiations are entering their ‘end game’ are true, New Zealand’s negotiators will have to decide q
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:20
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[New Zealand] Retailers Strongly Reject Tobacco Sales Ban

The New Zealand Association of Convenience Stores (NZACS) strongly rejects the notion that Government should consider banning convenience stores and dairies from selling tobacco products. “Yet again we are seeing tobacco control activists out of Otag
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 21, 2013 09:55
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: E Cigarettes Might Just Work

Smokers wanting to quit using a new electronic aid will soon find out if it works.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Jun 23, 2013 15:46
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AYMERIC: Legal challenges of any tobacco plain packaging laws bound to fail in New Zealand

Intellectual property1 lawyers like myself are moved to ponder questions such as: does plain packaging amount to a breach of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act? Is it a compulsory acquisition of property rights ... One thing is clear: the plain packagi
Mondaq
added May 6, 2013 14:09
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[New Zealand] Smoking attack adverts pushed for NZ

Tobacco control expert Professor Stanton Glantz, of the University of California, San Francisco, says the virtual absence of such ads in New Zealand is a reason smoking prevalence is significantly higher in this country than in his home state - 17 per ce
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:02
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