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[New Zealand] Rotorua breathes easy as smokefree spaces increase

Rotorua Lakes Council will implement the extended Smokefree Outdoor Spaces Policy in two phases over two years. Phase one will see no smoking implemented at all bus stops and shelters, at the i-Site and library surrounds (including Jean Batten Park), at
Voxy (nz)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:46
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[New Zealand] The death of a drink and a durrie? Capital pubs in limbo over smoking area rules

Health authorities have found fault with almost 40 smoking areas in central Wellington's bars, forcing some owners to simply ban smoking out of frustration that the rules are as hazy as a cloud of smoke. In May, smokefree environment officers assessed 4
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:07
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[New Zealand] Invercargill City Council takes 'bold step' towards smokefree Esk St

At the meeting on Tuesday, the direction was called "a bold step forward" by committee members. However, some said the move to clear the air could affect tourism, employees and CBD bars.
Southland Times (nz)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:31
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[New Zealand] "Ūkaipō" programme to encourage expectant mums to quit smoking

That support will be found for many at the “Ūkaipō” Wahine Māori – Strengthening Whanau programme which runs over three days, starting on 1 November, at Maungatapu Marae. Facilitator Tiana Bennett from the Western Bay of Plenty PHO (WBOPPHO) says the
Māori Television (nz)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:33
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[New Zealand] Parliament's public entrance goes smokefree, but total ban stubbed out

Speaker David Carter has announced that the forecourt and lawn on Parliament grounds are now smokefree, although smoking is allowed in other, less public areas. News of a smoking ban in areas of Parliament comes after MPs pushed ahead with plans to requi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:10
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[New Zealand] Editorial: Sleep pods and e-cigs steps in right direction

Opponents fear it provides the same satisfaction as smoking, and maintains the same addiction, but it could be argued that if it is much safer than tobacco - particularly for those trying to beat the habit - it is the better of the evils.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: A move to get steamed up about

The challenge is to treat vaping as a health tool for addicted smokers, while also damping down attempts to glamorise it. Based on current information and with appropriate rules, the move to legalise is the right one. It defies logic to allow sales of a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Delany says that the proposed law is unique in its focus on the tobacco industry, on the tobacco products, and its alignment with international law...."The law would state that, if specific prevalence reduction targets for 2020 are not reached, permission
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:37
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[New Zealand] Turn-off: yellow-brown and green smokes

Otago University researchers and colleagues in Australia tested reactions of smokers to cigarettes in unattractive colours, such as yellow-brown and green, or carrying health warnings. "We found that smokers were significantly less likely to choose the
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:00
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[New Zealand] Proposed changes to legal status of E-cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are relatively new and evolving products. There is scientific consensus that they are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.” “I welcome feedback from the public on the future regulation and control of E-cigarettes,” Mr Lotu-Iiga says. Cons
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:33
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