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[New Zealand, Samoa] NZ blamed for part in deaths

Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 1, 2002 00:00
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[New Zealand] Smokefree status is news to Stokes Valley shoppers

It is known as Snake Gully and Stokes Vegas but Stokes Valley wants to be known for its smokefree shopping centre. The Hutt City Council recently designated Scott Court smokefree, citing a high level of local support. A walk around the shopping area
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:16
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[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking

It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Hamilton mum quits smoking in second pregnancy video

When Dayna Allen found out she was pregnant at 19, she knew she needed to cut the cigarettes. But she didn't. As a result, her daughter Tayla was hooked up to breathing support just hours after her birth. Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregna
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:24
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[New Zealand] Northland smokers wanted for e-cigarette trial

Researchers are looking for Northlanders keen to take part in a trial of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and nicotine patches to see if they help people who smoke tobacco to quit. Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation, the Uni
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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