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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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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry using 'scare tactics' says GP

"When the tobacco industry makes exaggerated claims about illicit tobacco trade they are attempting to scare decision-makers and communities," Dr O'Sullivan said. "But we need to ask ourselves why the industry is so concerned about this particular issu
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:46
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[New Zealand] AVCA issues Bill of Consumer Rights for Vapers in NZ

The Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy (AVCA) group has issued a “Bill of Consumer Rights in New Zealand” that they hope will highlight the issues surrounding the legality and availability of nicotine containing e liquid in the retail market as well as an
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:35
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[New Zealand] Gordon Campbell on tobacco politics, and the TPP death watch

if you’re an entrenched corporate making profits from peddling nicotine to losers, then David Seymour will be there...From David Seymour to John Key to the two former tobacco lobbyists in the National caucus, Big Tobacco has little to fear from New Zealan
Scoop (nz)
added May 31, 2016 19:42
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[New Zealand] Plain tobacco packaging likely for early next year

The packaging was revealed at a smokefree event on Wellington's waterfront and could be rolled out early next year. The prop design at the event is not the final design - the Government will now consult on plain packaging, including design for packs.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 31, 2016 19:38
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[New Zealand] Maori Party defend cigarette tax from racism claims

The Māori Party is defending their decision to support the tax hike on cigarettes following criticism from one of Māoridom’s leading tobacco health researchers. Dr Marewa Glover says the tax hasn't made significant changes on smoking rates, instead the
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:25
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[New Zealand] Govt to roll out plain packaging plans

Prime Minister John Key this afternoon said the Maori Party-devised plain-packaging regime had not been signed off by Cabinet, but the advice he was receiving was that "we should be able to proceed with that, without the legal risks that had slowed us up
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 30, 2016 14:27
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[New Zealand] e-cigarettes and managing memory loss

Marewa Glover: ...It's a very useful question to ask about the potential benefits of vaping nicotine for people managing memory loss. Nicotine has been shown to have some beneficial preventative, and I think current, effects on Alzheimers, Parkinson's an
Scoop (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:25
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[New Zealand] The Health of the State

the smoking rate is now only decreasing marginally. This suggests that those who continue to smoke either do not want to quit, or lack access to effective cessation tools. Meanwhile, e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, wi
New Zealand Initiative (nz)
added May 17, 2016 17:08
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[New Zealand] E-cigarette study weighs smokers' habits

The smart e-cigarettes will collect detailed information such as puff duration, frequency of use and nicotine intake which will then be combined with an app-based questionnaire about tobacco smoking. Lead researcher Professor Janet Hoek from the Univers
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 13, 2016 15:40
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