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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase due on 1st January will put a squeeze on smoker's pockets

Even though most smokers have known the tobacco tax increase is coming, it will make it just that much harder and more expensive to continue to smoke. Quitline encourages smokers to get support to help them stop smoking.
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:51

[New Zealand] Outrage over smoking poster

The offending poster advertising "Bandit Brand" an American clothing label. A Hamilton student is outraged after visiting a clothing store, only to find them displaying a poster showing a model smoking. Claire McCool visited the recently revamped Wild
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:39

[Australia, New Zealand] British American Tobacco tables its slippery slope argument, while plain pack advocates focus on the kids

British American Tobacco has taken the unusual step of launching an ad campaign to state its case against the plain packaging proposal. And now it has launched the next phase of its campaign, which focuses on the issues it believes plain packaging could c
The (Christchurch, NZ) Press
added Sep 6, 2012 08:15

Australian cigarette plain pack ruling – what does it mean for New Zealand

New Zealand does not have the same constitutional provision as Australia so an identical constitutional challenge could not be brought if similar plain packaging legislation were to be introduced here. Differently mounted challenges may however be possib
JD Supra, LLC
added Aug 17, 2012 02:43

[New Zealand] Tobacco proposal goes too far - Imperial Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand agrees with Prime Minister John Key that smoking is a matter of choice for people who understand the risks. However, if the Government is trying to send a message to people not to smoke and is trying to encourage them to qui
Voxy (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 18:18

[India, New Zealand] Tobacco company award 'oversight' - Helen Clark

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark says it was a "serious oversight" a cigarette company was able to win a World Business Development Award, which are supported by the UN agency she heads.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 18, 2012 10:36

[New Zealand] Claim tobacco price hike will lead to increased pressure on mental health services

Timaru woman Diana Gibb is upset with the price hike of cigarettes. People are collecting used cigarettes from the street to help battle their mental illness and avoid personal harm, a woman who uses cigarettes to moderate her own illness says. Timaru
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:36

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Big tobacco should be excluded from the TPPA

The TPPA gives giant tobacco corporations and their ethically-challenged supporting offices unprecedented entry into our country's public health policies. New Zealand has dragged its feet implementing plain packaging laws for tobacco. Australia took 19
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 24, 2015 18:18

[New Zealand] Smokers growing own tobacco

Tauranga smokers are exploring cheaper alternatives after feeling the blow of the 10 per cent tax increase on tobacco this year. Entrepreneurial home tobacco plant growers are cashing in on the price hike and using websites and social media pages to sell
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:36

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Plain packaging cigarettes unsuccessful in Australia

MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11
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