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[New Zealand] Smokers shifting onto e-cigarettes 'is a win' - Kiwi doctor

On TVNZ's Breakfast programme, Doctor John Cameron said "if we can get everyone who's smoking tobacco related products and put them onto e-cigarettes, I think we have got a win". "We know that the best thing to put in your lungs is fresh air, no questi
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:52

[New Zealand] VIDEO: 'I think we have got a win' – NZ doctor believes vaping could shift people from smoking tobacco

Doctor John Cameron says that e-cigarettes are "going to be absolutely fantastic."
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:21
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[Asia, China, New Zealand] BOREHAM: New smoking ban takes effect, but will it work?

Another lesson I learned from New Zealand, which would no doubt help immensely here in Shanghai, is that if the public attitude toward smoking in public shifts — basically smokers need to be viewed as social pariahs — then smokers will actually feel asha
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:00

[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49

[New Zealand] Subsidise e-cigarettes to help smokers quit: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox

Smokers needing help to quit can get a subsidy for nicotine patches, gum or lozenges that can save them hundreds of dollars. But the Maori Party thinks the Government should look at extending that subsidy to e-cigarettes. Making New Zealand smoke-free
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Customs makes $1.4 million tobacco bust

A landmark prosecution by New Zealand Customs involving the biggest-ever interception of tobacco products marks the first time anyone prosecuted by Customs for fraud has gone to jail. A months-long investigation by Newshub found the molasses tobacco imp
Newshub (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:15

[New Zealand] Rotorua breathes easy as smokefree spaces increase

Rotorua Lakes Council will implement the extended Smokefree Outdoor Spaces Policy in two phases over two years. Phase one will see no smoking implemented at all bus stops and shelters, at the i-Site and library surrounds (including Jean Batten Park), at
Voxy (nz)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:46

[New Zealand] Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. Every year the Ministry of Health sets District Health Boards six health targets and tracks their progress again
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 9, 2017 18:22

GARRISON: Flight check: Singapore to Auckland with Air New Zealand

My row companion...hadn't washed in several days and appeared very dishevelled...smelled heavily of cigarette smoke...Later she was busted for smoking cigarettes in the loo... Isn't flying fun?
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 8, 2017 03:58

[New Zealand] New high-tech tobacco product illegal

the ministry said it was in discussions with Philip Morris over the product, but stopped short of saying it was illegal. The ministry has now clarified its position and says that while the battery-powered holder is legal, the tobacco sticks, called Heets
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:09
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