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[New Zealand] Waikato dairy owner to stop selling cigarettes to prevent robberies video

The owner of the Te Kowhai Food Centre is making a bold move, but he reckons the only way to put off the robbers is to stop selling cigarettes. Tao Liu plans on more permanent signs to advertise that cigarettes are no longer stocked at his store.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:09
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner baffled by Government's position on smoking in cars

Children's Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is describing the Government's resistance to banning smoking in cars when children are present as "unfathomable." His criticism follows the release of University of Otago research which showed one in five c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:15
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[New Zealand] New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect chil
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:51
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[New Zealand] Smoke signals for the city council

The survey results have been presented to the Invercargill City Council in support of the coalition's recommendations for smokefree CBD -- a policy rather than a bylaw, so it would not be enforced with penalties but would send a clear social message to s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:40
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[New Zealand] Could tobacco companies 'play their part' against robberies? They believe they are

"I'm not against the dispensers, but maybe some of these tobacco companies need to start talking to some of these dairy owners and perhaps play their part in it," Bennett said at the time. British American Tobacco NZ says it will look at trialling autom
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[New Zealand] Researchers says chemists should sell cigarettes, but pharmacists disagree video

Selling cigarettes as restricted items in pharmacies is not the answer to dairy owners' crime fears, chemists say. Tobacco-control experts say selling cigarettes in adult stores, or even pharmacies, was preferable to reduce people's access, new resear
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:11
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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[New Zealand] Debate over cost as quit-smoking factor

An excise tax introduced in last year's Budget will increase the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes from about $20 to more than $30 by 2020. But University of Otago professor Janet Hoek said there was "strong evidence'' the tax was encouraging smokers to
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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