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[New Zealand] Vaping law praised, criticised

While some academics praised the announcement, Otago University's Prof Janet Hoek is worried the law change goes too far. Allowing e-cigarettes to be sold in dairies, service stations and supermarkets would make them too freely available. Instead, sale
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:42

[Australia, New Zealand] Aust 'hermit kingdom' over e-cigarette ban

Australia is at risk of becoming a "hermit kingdom" having been beaten by New Zealand when it comes to legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm warns...."This is yet another example of Australia being left behind on very basic i
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:48

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to be regulated as consumer products

The Government is planning to change the law regulating e-cigarettes. These changes need to go through Parliament before they can take effect. This will likely happen from the middle of 2018 at the earliest. The proposed changes are to: legalise the sale
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:19

[New Zealand] Subsidised vaping to save lives and money

Hāpai Te Hauora strongly support MP Marama Fox and the Māori Party calls for subsidising vape devices as an alternative to cancer and ill health causing cigarettes. “We see this (vaping) as a viable treatment option that should be considered to stop toba
Hāpai Research (Māori Public Health) (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:47

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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