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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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[New Zealand] DHB smoking ban set to go to Supreme Court

A psychiatric patient fighting to overturn a hospital smoking ban is set to go to the Supreme Court. The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled the smoke-free policy, which has been in force at all Waitemata District Health Board sites in Auckland since 2009, d
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 12, 2016 03:56
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[New Zealand] City council push cuts tenants' smoking habit

The 73-year-old is part of a Christchurch City Council bid to eradicate smoking inside its units. Madeline, who doesn't want to be identified, signed a voluntary agreement not to smoke in her unit after its refurbishment in March.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 9, 2016 22:30
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[New Zealand] Tobacco also 'an environmental issue'

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
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:27
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[New Zealand] Govt should raise tobacco taxes by up to 50 per cent: smoking opponents

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
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: More action needed on Maori smoking rates

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
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:43
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[New Zealand] Government failing to adequately address tobacco harm for Māori

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
Foreign Affairs
added Jan 12, 2016 16:00
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[New Zealand] Govt urged to loosen e-cigarette rules

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.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 5, 2016 16:37
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