Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,985 headlines found
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,
Mar 8, 2018 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
"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.
Feb 23, 2018 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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
Jan 26, 2018 Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
[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
Jan 10, 2018 BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
[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."
Nov 28, 2017 PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
“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).
Nov 13, 2017 Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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
Nov 10, 2017 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
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.
Sep 17, 2017 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:09
[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
Jul 24, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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.
Aug 21, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16