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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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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[New Zealand] Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population [FREE FULL TEXT]

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs. Effects would be larger if outlet reductions have additional spill-over effects (eg, smoking denormalisation). While these interventions were
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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[New Zealand] Taranaki farmers stub out smoking

Some Taranaki farmers have prohibited smoking on their farms - citing cuts in productivity and health risks caused by second-hand smoke. Signs have been erected and contractors notified, with more farmers taking smoking into consideration when putting t
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:38
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[New Zealand] Vaping 'the new oil rush' as big tobacco eyes NZ

Should the law pass, some of the major players told the Weekend Herald they hope to sell their e-cigarettes everywhere tobacco is sold. Ben Pryor, who owns specialist e-cigarette store Vapo, says big tobacco poses a "massive threat" to his business, whi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:33
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[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41
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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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New Zealand Campaigners Seek Tobacco Tax Hike

Researchers and experts in tobacco control, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and Maori and Pacific peoples interest group Hapai Te Hauora suggested the increase alongside other measures aimed at cutting down smoking in New Zealand. Their mode
Tax-News.com
added Aug 3, 2017 14:01
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[New Zealand] Smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products

The Government is planning to establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products (other than e-cigarettes). This follows a decision earlier this year to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. These changes nee
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:35
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