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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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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax hike prompts Marlborough smokers to stub out cigarettes

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.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
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[New Zealand] 'Cigarettes And Gravy-Mix Delivered By Helicopter': Jeremy Clarkson's Diva Demands

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.
ContactMusic.com (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:46
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[New Zealand] Smokers on wrong side of public opinion in Wellington

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
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 23, 2015 00:21
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[New Zealand] University invests in fossil fuels, tobacco on 'Unethical Stock Market'

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.
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 19:35
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