Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,963 headlines found
New research in the Tobacco Control Journal shows 98 percent of all cigarettes contain filters made of plastic that is not biodegradable. Smokefree Coalition executive director Prudence Stone said it was possible up to 4 trillion of those butts were dis
Mar 6, 2016 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:27
Increasing tobacco taxes by as much as 50 per cent a year could form the "backbone" of efforts to make New Zealand smoke-free, politicians have been told. Tobacco taxes increased by 10 per cent at the start of the year, and academics and anti-smoking gr
Feb 10, 2016 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:42
A report into progress on addressing tobacco-related harm among Māori shows few of the recommendations made to a parliamentary committee have been implemented... Only eight out of 42 of the recommendations had been fully implemented. Tobacco-free advocac
Jan 13, 2016 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:43
The Government’s actions on the Māori Affairs Select Committee’s 2010 recommendations for addressing tobacco-related harm have been reviewed and published in the New Zealand Medical Journal. This review shows, five years on, little or no progress on seve
Jan 12, 2016 Foreign Affairs
added Jan 12, 2016 16:00
Some New Zealand tobacco researchers are calling for the government to allow e-cigarettes containing small amounts of nicotine to be sold here, in the same way nicotine patches are.
Jan 4, 2016 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 5, 2016 16:37
More smokers are seeking help to quit following a tobacco tax increase. A 10 per cent tax hike kicked in on New Year's Day. The lift on the annual tobacco excise tax is the last of four increases legislated for in 2012.
Jan 4, 2016 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
during one of Clarkson’s visits to Auckland's Waiheke Island, he sent a helicopter to Auckland for things like cigarettes, gravy-mix and even a Monopoly game when the local shops were closed.
Dec 7, 2015 ContactMusic.com (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:46
Wellingtonians overwhelmingly want to see smoking banned in more parts of the capital, including bus stops and the Botanic Gardens. A survey of people's attitudes towards smoking appears to have delivered Wellington City Council a mandate for change, as
Nov 22, 2015 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 23, 2015 00:21
Student group Fossil Free UoA organised an auctioneer to sell off 'shares' in oil company Exxon Mobil, tobacco company British American Tobacco, and gun manufacturer Smith and Wesson, with students dressed to represent these industries.
Oct 22, 2015 Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 19:35
A new vaping ban on the University of Otago campus is based more on prejudice than science, a Massey public health professor says. ''It's shocking,'' longtime tobacco researcher Associate Prof Marewa Glover, of Massey University, said.
Oct 23, 2015 Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:07