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[New Zealand] War on smoking 'needs cash'

The Government is not taking New Zealand's smokefree goal by 2025 seriously enough and will not get there unless it invests more money into quit services, a Manawatu smoking cessation expert says.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:17

[New Zealand] High nicotine hooks kiwi kids

A Maori tobacco control campaigner says the level of nicotine in New Zealand cigarettes needs to come down. Zoe Hawke from Te Ara Ha Ora says latest analysis of census data showing the incidence of Maori smokers has dropped 10 percent since 2006 to just
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:09

[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Is it time to stub out smoking outside cafes?

Soon Palmerston North residents can participate in a debate about whether the crusade should go further. Should outdoor dining areas be smokefree? Residents will have a chance to air their thoughts when there is consultation next year about the city cou
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 06:29

[New Zealand] Bid to ban pavement puffers goes lukewarm

Calls to use a council bylaw controlling use of public places to rid cigarette smokers from Palmerston North's footpaths has gained only a modest head of steam. Heart Foundation heart health advocate Sally Darragh said the city council should make it co
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 1, 2014 18:02

[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis

the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15

[New Zealand] A comparison of on-pack Quitline information formats

Reformatting Quitline information could improve its visual salience and readability and capitalise on the dissonance that pictorial warning labels and plain packaging create. Enhancing stimuli that may prompt smokers to try and quit, affirming their decis
Tobacco Control
added Nov 11, 2014 09:23

[New Zealand] Pregnant smokers offered $300 vouchers to quit

A quit smoking programme that promises gift vouchers to expectant mothers who kick the habit is being hailed a success. A Northland health provider is giving Kiwi mums up to $300 to spend on things like petrol and groceries - provided they blow clean dur (TVNZ)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:34

[New Zealand, USA] US mid-term elections: Republicans win Senate majority UPDATED

The significance for New Zealand is that Republican majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate will likely enable President Barack Obama to complete trade negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership
National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:26

[New Zealand] The habit going up in smoke

Hundreds of smokers around New Zealand are participating in the Stoptober campaign to quit smoking. James Ihaka spoke to four people in the programme two weeks ago and caught up with them again yesterday to see how they’re getting on
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:41

[New Zealand] A qualitative analysis of 'informed choice' among young adult smokers

Flaws in the tobacco industry's argument that smokers exercise "informed adult choice" when they start smoking have been highlighted in new study. The University of Otago research involved 15 in-depth interviews with 18-25 year olds who had started sm
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 16, 2014 00:48
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