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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could reduce smoking, says GP

A proposal to make the sale and supply of e-cigarettes legal could provide benefits to those looking at quitting smoking, according to one Rotorua GP. Dr Harry Pert of Ranolf Medical Centre said he believed the proposal by the Government to look at maki
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry to benefit from new vaping proposals

Why are tobacco giants welcoming the Government proposal on electronic cigarettes? Because they stand to benefit. For the past decade the tobacco industry have been buying up e-cigarette manufacturers and suppliers and investing heavily in developing th
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:39
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[New Zealand] Fewer Kiwi teens think smoking is 'cool'

They're onto something - the Year 10 Snapshot study conducted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the University of Otago shows smoking uptake amongst school students has dropped to record level lows.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:50
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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12
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[New Zealand] Maori MP walks off set during TV tobacco debate

Fox called Imperial Tobacco a peddler of death and destruction. A fiery exchange on TV3's The Nation this morning. Imperial Tobacco's Axel Gietz announced the company wouldn't rule out a fight with the New Zealand government if plain packaging went ahea
Radio Network (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:28
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[New Zealand] Long-Term Pot Use Tied to Gum Disease in Study

In an analysis of about 1,000 people who used pot and/or tobacco in New Zealand, those who smoked pot for 20 years didn't have notable health problems... Use of tobacco, but not marijuana, was associated with signs of declining health, the researchers sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 1, 2016 20:51
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[New Zealand] Editorial: Ask stubborn few why they still light up

And what evidence is there that more graphic health warnings will be any more effective than those cigarette packets have carried for many years? Anti-smoking campaigns can sound more like vengeance on tobacco companies than practical remedies for addicti
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Cigarette price increases

Restraint in piling on more price rises should not be accompanied by a retreat from the war on smoking. Even if the Government succeeds in its 2025 goal and starves its tobacco tax golden goose, other fronts need advancing, notably plain packaging. Given
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:07
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[New Zealand] 'Lead by example, ban smoking in Parliament grounds'

Cigarettes packets will be adorned in graphic health warnings by early next year, but the Maori Party wants the Government to lead by example and ban all smoking inside Parliament grounds. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox issued the challenge during a s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 31, 2016 19:22
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[New Zealand] Cigars and guitars: Johnny Depp's response to Amber Heard's abuse allegations

made no mention of the allegations during his Friday night concert in Lisbon. Depp appeared on stage puffing a small cigar and playing rhythm guitar to a large crowd that had gathered for a Rock in Rio concert. The 52-year-old was introduced to the cheer
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:15
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