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[New Zealand] Acceptability of electronic cigarettes as an option to replace tobacco smoking for alcoholics admitted to hospital for detoxification ($$)

Smoking tobacco is an addiction which, for some, is very difficult to give up, even during hospital admissions. In New Zealand and in many other countries smoking is banned within…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55
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[New Zealand] Factors influencing the smoking status of ex-prisoners reintegrating into the community after release: a pilot study ($$)

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable illness and death, and is hugely prevalent among people entering prison. In the most recent prisoner health survey in 2005, 67% of prisoners…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] Out of prison and back to smoking?

"The findings suggest that this opportunity is being missed, and that potentially there is much more that Corrections and community-based reintegration providers could be doing to support prisoners who want to quit," says Professor Edwards.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could have a positive impact in hospital environments, research finds

Dr Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences said their research found e-cigarettes could aid patients battling alcohol addiction and patients admitted to psychiatric units. More than 40 patients at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[New Zealand] Couple given free cigarettes with Countdown groceries

They say they often receive complimentary items such as laundry powder or food. But their last order included something they didn't expect - a pack of 20 Freedom cigarettes. "I thought it was quite concerning," Mr Kuper told Newshub. "If we were a smok
Newshub (nz)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[New Zealand] Talks begin on e-cigarettes and vaping advice

Ministry of Health (MoH) and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) met to discuss the future advice on e-cigarettes and vaping to the New Zealand general public. There was common ground between the two parties around the need for regulation and e
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:44
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50
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[New Zealand] Vaping a public aspect of changing face of smoking in NZ

The sale of nicotine-based products for e-cigarettes is currently illegal in New Zealand. But the Ministry of Health confirmed there have not been any prosecutions over this. Vapers told the Herald on Sunday that they were easily able to obtain e-liquid
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:46
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[New Zealand] LOWE: Up in smoke: How vaping might save smokers

Mitchell Lowe, Manager of Vapo Vaping shop talks vaping.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:41
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[New Zealand] Vaping not enough for some smokers

Switching from smoking to vaping may not be as easy as it seems, a University of Otago study has found. Some people who switched to vaping as a way to give up smoking still regularly used traditional cigarettes because of a strong attachment to and nosta
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:19
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