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Goodhew: Massey University's Smokefree Summit / Speech: New Zealand Government

It’s a pleasure to be here today, and I thank Massey University for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this exciting event. When I learned about this project called It’s My Life I was very impressed that you, the students, are the driving force b
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 24, 2014 08:21

[New Zealand] Plunket supports tobacco plain packaging legislation

Plunket Clinical Advisor Elaine Gordon says Plunket actively support the government’s goal of halving tobacco consumption by 2015 and achieving a smoke-free New Zealand by 2025.
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 12, 2014 13:10

[New Zealand] Council supports smoke-free social housing

In its first meeting for 2014, Christchurch City Council today approved a non-smoking policy for Council-owned social housing units. The policy specifies that, where new units are built or purchased — or where units are remodelled or redecorated — tenan
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:49

[New Zealand] Tobacco company stops free staff cigarettes

The investigation was sparked by a complaint by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) after the tobacco company's commercial boss, Brendan Walker, confirmed cigarettes were available to workers during breaks at its Petone factory. He said the free cigarett
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:33

[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Fighting an amoral industry

Herald on Sunday has put together a team of 10 staff to support each other through the challenge of ridding their systems of nicotine, and we invite other workplaces, marae and sports clubs to do the same. Next month's contest is a chance to quit smoking
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:03

[New Zealand] Judge stubs out hospital smoking challenge

A High Court judge has extinguished a legal challenge to a smoking ban in hospitals. Two mental health patients who have spent time in Waitemata District Health Board's intensive care unit and a retired psychiatric nurse challenged the DHB's smokefree po
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:13

[New Zealand] DHB forcing elderly to quit smoking

Manawatu health authorities are being accused of forcing elderly rest home residents to quit smoking by banning lighting up in and around their homes. The New Zealand Aged Care Association says MidCentral DHB's new contract with rest homes and hospitals
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:28

[New Zealand] VIDEO: DHB smoking ban 'saves lives', court hears

But the DHB says its smoking ban is in place to save lives and shouldn't be overturned by the courts. In the High Court in Auckland today, a lawyer for the health board, Jonathan Coates, said smoking was responsible for 5000 deaths a year in New Zealand (TVNZ)
added May 21, 2013 01:24

[New Zealand] Waitakere DHB hospital smoking ban defended

Waitemata District Health Board had the right to control what's happening on its property, the lawyer acting for the board, Jonathan Coates told the court today. That included providing a healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff, and specifi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:16

[New Zealand] High Court to hear case against DHB smoking ban

Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:45
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