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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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[New Zealand] Will this finally convince you to quit? How rolling your own cigarettes costs the same as a trolley full of groceries

The two very different purchases both cost Reddit user HeinigerNZ $90 The cost of tobacco in New Zealand is rising due to Government intervention A packet of 20 cigarettes could cost $30 by 2020 thanks to increasing taxes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch NZ Herald Focus: Smokers tighten their purse strings

New Year's resolutions and a 10 per cent price hike are believed to be behind a massive surge in calls to the national telehealth service Quitline. Quitline CEO Andrew Slater says the service had its busiest day on Tuesday with more than 500 calls from
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[New Zealand] 300 smokers call it quits after tobacco tax hike

Andrew Slater, CEO Quitline says, “So, so far today we've had over 100 people call us by lunchtime looking to enrol and get support for quitting smoking. We'll expect to see that sort of hit around 300 people by the end of today.” The Māori tobacco advo
Māori Television (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:42
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[New Zealand] Data shows top reasons for quitting smoking.

Quitline (www.quit.org.nz) has today revealed the top five reasons New Zealanders who contacted Quitline decided to give up smoking in 2016. Nearly half stated they wished to improve their overall health as the number one reason to give up smoking.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:38
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[New Zealand] Tobacco and nuclear-free KiwiSaver fund launches

Vanguard International, which handles trillions of dollars globally, designed the new fund after an RNZ investigation revealed KiwiSavers in default schemes were putting money into unethical or controversial companies.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 28, 2016 16:24
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: ANZ drops weapons and tobacco investments

The country's biggest bank, ANZ, has voted to dump all direct KiwiSaver investments in controversial weapons and tobacco. An RNZ investigation earlier this month found several default KiwiSaver providers either directly or indirectly invested in tobacco
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2016 14:53
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[New Zealand] Bylaw business unusual for anti-smoking push

Maori public health service Hapai Te Hauora is welcoming Auckland Council’s consideration of a bylaw to ban smoking in some open spaces. It comes after an internal analyst slammed the council for failing to develop Maori-specific smokefree initiatives.
Waatea News (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:12
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could reduce smoking, says GP

Dr Harry Pert of Ranolf Medical Centre said he believed the proposal by the Government to look at making the sale and supply of the e-cigarettes legal was a good move. A consultation document was released this week for the public to consider how selling
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 7, 2016 11:25
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