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[New Zealand] NZ student smoking rate at record low

Former prime minister Helen Clark, ASH's patron, said previous surveys had shown youth smoking peaked at 15.6% in 1999 and had declined steadily ever since. "Even though youth smoking is at a record low, it is vital that we don't get complacent," she sa
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[New Zealand] Exclusive: Smoking rates in Year 10 students plummet to lowest rate since ASH survey began in 1992

New figures given exclusively to TVNZ1's Breakfast show 82 per cent of Year 10 students have never tried cigarettes.
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Industry Turf War Misses the Point

"It’s clear from these allegations that the tobacco industry is feeling the pinch of reduced revenues through decline in smoking rates and we need to make sure they don’t find a way to reestablish themselves as part of our communities. A smokefree generat
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:47
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[New Zealand] Some employers hiring non-smokers exclusively, recruiters say

Recruitment agencies Employsure and Action Personnel have both reported clients asking to weed smokers from the hiring pool. And between nine and 15 organisations explicitly advertised for non-smokers only or said they were preferred candidates on Seek.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco firms clash in NZ

Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand), alleging its larger rival is breaching competition law by locking retailers into contracts designed to preserve its dominance in a $2.5 billion market.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:34
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[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05
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No smoking: New Zealand employers within their rights to turn away smokers

workplace relations company Employsure found 15 New Zealand organisations with job ads referencing "non-smokers only" or "non-smokers preferred".... A Human Rights Commission spokeswoman said although it might not be considered fair or reasonable, it was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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[New Zealand] One third of Kiwi smokers admit to sacrificing essentials

survey of smokers just released from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, has found that 36% of New Zealand smokers admit to spending money on tobacco that they know ‘would be better spent on household essentials like food’.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[New Zealand] Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

Exposure to smoking in the home has become more strongly associated with adolescent smoking over time and is an increasingly important risk factor at the population level (independent of parental smoking), particularly for Māori.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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