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[New Zealand] Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The research, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and publi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:18
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[New Zealand] One in five NZ children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

According to ASPIRE2025 researchers, this contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke The surveys were conducted between 2006 and 2015, and included between
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:31
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27
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[New Zealand] Smokers more likely to have babies with teeth abnormalities

Women who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy are much more likely to give birth to babies who will fail to grow all their teeth, new University of Otago research has found. The condition, known as hypodontia, commonly involves childre
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:42
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[New Zealand] Jonathan Milne: Police respond to a lucrative and increasingly dangerous contraband – cigarettes

arrested four teens over the robbery of a superette in Mangere, in which a worker was brutally punched and kicked in the head. This took his armed robbery taskforce's arrest tally to more than 70 in 12 weeks.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] NZ government reaps $385m from duty on Imperial Tobacco sales

the company posted its highest sales since at least 2001. Revenue at Imperial Tobacco NZ rose 1.7 percent to $554 million in the 12 months ended Sept. 30, slower than the 2.5 percent growth in duty, its annual accounts show. Raw material costs rose 3.5 p
National Business Review (nz)
added May 15, 2017 15:09
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[New Zealand] Smokers wanted for university’s stop-smoking trial

A clinical trial by the University of Auckland is calling for smokers in Wellington and the Wairarapa to take part in their stop-smoking programme using nicotine patches and e-cigarettes.
Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[New Zealand] ASCEND-II » Home Page

We have started recruiting smokers for a community-based clinical trial to determine whether combining nicotine patches with e-cigarettes (with and without nicotine) can help more people quit smoking. The treatment could increase the number of smokers qu
University of Auckland (nz)
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[New Zealand] Nadine Higgins: Getting steaming mad at smoking drivers

when I pulled up to the lights in my home town last summer and saw the adults in a neighbouring car were all merrily smoking away despite having a tiny wee baby cocooned in the back seat, that rule went out the window – along with a few terse words about
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 7, 2017 19:39
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[New Zealand] Cigarette prices push up inflation

Cigarettes and tobacco jumped 9.4 percent following an increase in excise duty in January. .. Taking out cigarettes and tobacco, inflation actually fell 0.1 percent in the quarter. Petrol prices fell 7.7 percent, the largest downward contribution for th
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:33
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