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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
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[New Zealand] Out of prison and back to smoking?

"The findings suggest that this opportunity is being missed, and that potentially there is much more that Corrections and community-based reintegration providers could be doing to support prisoners who want to quit," says Professor Edwards.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness of the tax increase to reduce smoking rates, and that tobacco companies should be forced to increase the prices of their products by the total percentag
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[New Zealand] Achieve Announces Clinical Trial Supply and Cooperation Agreement with the University of Auckland for the Evaluation of Cytisine Compared to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation

. "The use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke is recognized as the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and additional smoking cessation aids need to be made available."
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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[New Zealand] Auckland Council votes against prosecuting smokers who breach smokefree policy

Auckland Council has stopped short of making smoking in public places illegal. Council staff voted against adopting a smokefree bylaw at the regulatory committee meeting on Thursday. If the council had voted in favour of adopting a bylaw, it would be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
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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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