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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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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes legalised - Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre gathered expert reaction on the announcement. Associate Professor Marewa Glover, School of Public Health, Massey University, comments: "There is unfortunate confusion with banning vaping wherever smoking is banned, which sends
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Zoe Hawke: Legalising e-cigarettes 'clears the matter up'

Zoe Hawke of anti-smoking group Hapai Te Hauora told Jack Tame on Larry Williams Drive that e-cigarette's with nicotine are less harmful than tobacco. "They're already available, they're out there - this just clears the matter up. This just says, yep, w
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Tony Blakely: Legalising e-cigarettes 'a bold move' by the Govt

Otago University public health department Professor Tony Blakely speaks with Mike Hosking about the move. Listen to the fill interview above.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Māori Party welcomes decision on e-cigarettes

The Māori Party is welcoming the Government’s announcement today that the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal. “The announcement today is a response to the Māori Party’s call for the Government to look beyond traditional quit s
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:28
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised in NZ

"This is an opportunity to see if restricted access for e-cigarettes and e-liquid can help lower our smoking rates, reduce harm and save lives," Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said on Wednesday. "The government is taking a cautious approach by a
NewsRoom (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:15
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[Asia, China, New Zealand] BOREHAM: New smoking ban takes effect, but will it work?

Another lesson I learned from New Zealand, which would no doubt help immensely here in Shanghai, is that if the public attitude toward smoking in public shifts — basically smokers need to be viewed as social pariahs — then smokers will actually feel asha
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:00
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[New Zealand] Tobacco smokers invited to participate in quit trial

Auckland tobacco smokers are invited to take part in a trial to determine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes combined with nicotine patches and behavioural support, to help people quit smoking. Researchers hope to recruit about 1800 participants from the
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:07
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