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Big Tobacco poised to enter the vaping market in New Zealand

In November Baxter opened Vape Merchant, a retailer dedicated to demystifying vaping for smokers. Nine months on, there are six Vape Merchant stores around the country. Two more are set to open. It is one of many New Zealand businesses that have emerged
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:06
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
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[New Zealand] Insights into why dairies sell tobacco

“Understanding what drives dairies to keep selling tobacco is an important step towards working with them and other suppliers on a national approach to achieve Smokefree Aotearoa 2025,” says Heather Kimber, Health Promoter at Community & Public Health, C
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:32
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[New Zealand] Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Last week the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ spoke to Māori media using the ASH Year 10 Study that shows an increase in rangatahi (youth) experimenting with vaping devices from 20% in 2014 to 28% in 2016..."there is confusion out there around vaping
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:57
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[New Zealand] Shop owners say new cigarette rules are an inconvenience

Palmerston North shop owners say the move away from branded cigarettes to packaging that only shows graphic images of smokers' lungs and body parts won't change customer habits. Instead, they say, the only effect is on shop workers who must now fumble a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:04
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