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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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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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New Zealand Campaigners Seek Tobacco Tax Hike

Researchers and experts in tobacco control, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and Maori and Pacific peoples interest group Hapai Te Hauora suggested the increase alongside other measures aimed at cutting down smoking in New Zealand. Their mode
Tax-News.com
added Aug 3, 2017 14:01
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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner baffled by Government's position on smoking in cars

Children's Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is describing the Government's resistance to banning smoking in cars when children are present as "unfathomable." His criticism follows the release of University of Otago research which showed one in five
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:50
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[New Zealand] E-Liquid Manufacturer Exceeds Minimum Production Standards

With the Government announcing its intention to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and nicotine e-liquids, NZVAPOR has jumped ahead of the market by developing an ISO approved clean-room laboratory for manufacturing nicotine e-liquids in New Zeal
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:14
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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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