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[New Zealand] DHB forcing elderly to quit smoking

Manawatu health authorities are being accused of forcing elderly rest home residents to quit smoking by banning lighting up in and around their homes. The New Zealand Aged Care Association says MidCentral DHB's new contract with rest homes and hospitals
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:28
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: DHB smoking ban 'saves lives', court hears

But the DHB says its smoking ban is in place to save lives and shouldn't be overturned by the courts. In the High Court in Auckland today, a lawyer for the health board, Jonathan Coates, said smoking was responsible for 5000 deaths a year in New Zealand
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added May 21, 2013 01:24
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[New Zealand] Waitakere DHB hospital smoking ban defended

Waitemata District Health Board had the right to control what's happening on its property, the lawyer acting for the board, Jonathan Coates told the court today. That included providing a healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff, and specifi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:16
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear case against DHB smoking ban

Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:45
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[New Zealand] Polling backs smokefree bylaws

Imposing bylaws to ban smoking in public places has won majority support in an opinion poll designed to help Auckland Council decide what areas will be declared "smokefree". Fifty-eight per cent of those surveyed, who were from four South Auckland local
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 8, 2013 15:35
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[Australia, New Zealand] Effects of timing of initiation and planning on smoking cessation outcomes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

This study will result in a better understanding of the roles of planning and delay in influencing the success of quit attempts.Trial registration: Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry ACTRN12612000613808
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:41
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[New Zealand] Smokers keen to kick the habit in 2013

More than 200 smokers, keen to kick the habit for their New Year's resolutions, contacted Quitline this morning. Between 8am and 12pm, 75 people called in - almost double last year's New Year's Day total of 40.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:40
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax may help resolution to quit smoking

Quitline spokesman Bruce Bassett says it's great the tax increase has been introduced at a time of year many smokers are already keen to quit. He says they're expecting an influx - and they're ready for it.
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] BATNZ Media (BATNZ_Media) on Twitter

Official account for British American Tobacco New Zealand with news and information for media.
Twitter
added Nov 22, 2012 06:00
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[New Zealand] Silence from ministry on plain packaging submissions

A month after consultation on its plain packaging regime for cigarettes closed, the Ministry of Health will not say how many submissions it received. . . . the October 5 deadline for submissions passed unannounced, suggesting the number received in oppo
National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:11
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