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[New Zealand] Polling backs smokefree bylaws

Imposing bylaws to ban smoking in public places has won majority support in an opinion poll designed to help Auckland Council decide what areas will be declared "smokefree". Fifty-eight per cent of those surveyed, who were from four South Auckland local
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 8, 2013 15:35

[Australia, New Zealand] Effects of timing of initiation and planning on smoking cessation outcomes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

This study will result in a better understanding of the roles of planning and delay in influencing the success of quit attempts.Trial registration: Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry ACTRN12612000613808
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:41

[New Zealand] Smokers keen to kick the habit in 2013

More than 200 smokers, keen to kick the habit for their New Year's resolutions, contacted Quitline this morning. Between 8am and 12pm, 75 people called in - almost double last year's New Year's Day total of 40.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:40

[New Zealand] Tobacco tax may help resolution to quit smoking

Quitline spokesman Bruce Bassett says it's great the tax increase has been introduced at a time of year many smokers are already keen to quit. He says they're expecting an influx - and they're ready for it.
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:04

[New Zealand] BATNZ Media (BATNZ_Media) on Twitter

Official account for British American Tobacco New Zealand with news and information for media.
added Nov 22, 2012 06:00

[New Zealand] Silence from ministry on plain packaging submissions

A month after consultation on its plain packaging regime for cigarettes closed, the Ministry of Health will not say how many submissions it received. . . . the October 5 deadline for submissions passed unannounced, suggesting the number received in oppo
National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:11

[New Zealand] Solomon Tobacco slaps smokers with a 50 per cent price hike

Solomon Tobacco has slapped smokers with a 50 per cent price hike on its popular Pallmall Blue cigarette effective as of yesterday. The sudden price increase, which caught smokers by surprise, saw a single packet cigarette now selling at 30 Solomon Isla
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:16

[New Zealand] NZ Man gives up smoking to keep fingers

A meatworker from the Waikato has had to choose between keeping two of his fingers, and giving up smoking. Tamati Parkes, 38, has been smoking since the age of 11, but doctors told him he'd have to give it up if he wanted his fingers reattached after an
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 18, 2012 07:21

[New Zealand] Tough steps to stub out smoking mulled

Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia said yesterday the Government was considering fines for smoking with children in a vehicle, banning smoking in parks and clamping down on duty-free tobacco limits. "We are looking at every option we can to stop pe
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 18, 2012 03:17

[New Zealand] DRUMMOND: Fighting for the right to brand poisonous products

You've probably seen our ads on TV, assuming you're not blind. . . . Anti-smoking nanny-state fascists hate butter and also kittens. Agree/Disagree? You agree? Of course you do. It's not like we phrased the question in a way that makes sense. Visit our
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:04
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