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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Cessation target for smoke tax

Lance Norman - The extra revenue in cigarette taxes should go to cessation programmes While it supports the annual excise increase as a way to discourage people from taking up smoking, it acknowledges it can mean some whanau are making the choice between
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes not safe, and potential public health disaster

Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) says, “The efficacy of e-cigarettes as a cessation tool, along with the known risks of these products is too important to not drill down on the evidence, and we believe
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 02:46
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[New Zealand] LANCE NORMAN: SMOKERS WANT BAN ON SMOKING IN CARS WITH CHILDREN

A study by Auckland and Otago universities concludes we're failing our obligation under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, by not protecting them from secondhand smoke. Hapai Te Hauora Chief Executive Lance Norman said told Mike H
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:26
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[New Zealand] Smokefree status is news to Stokes Valley shoppers

It is known as Snake Gully and Stokes Vegas but Stokes Valley wants to be known for its smokefree shopping centre. The Hutt City Council recently designated Scott Court smokefree, citing a high level of local support. A walk around the shopping area
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:16
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[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking

It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Hamilton mum quits smoking in second pregnancy video

When Dayna Allen found out she was pregnant at 19, she knew she needed to cut the cigarettes. But she didn't. As a result, her daughter Tayla was hooked up to breathing support just hours after her birth. Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregna
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:24
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[New Zealand] Northland smokers wanted for e-cigarette trial

Researchers are looking for Northlanders keen to take part in a trial of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and nicotine patches to see if they help people who smoke tobacco to quit. Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation, the Uni
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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