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New Zealand government received $1.7 billion in duty on tobacco sales in 2016

The government received a total of $1.7 billion in duty on tobacco sales in 2016 from the big three producers, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris, which all lifted sales in New Zealand last year.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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New Zealand approves new standardised tobacco packaging regulations

Under the new regulations, all cigarettes and tobacco products will be available in a brown / green-coloured packaging with enlarged health warnings to cover at least 75% of the front of tobacco covers. Tobacco manufacturers are allowed to print their
Packaging Gateway
added Jun 12, 2017 14:30
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[New Zealand] Smoke signals for the city council

The survey results have been presented to the Invercargill City Council in support of the coalition's recommendations for smokefree CBD -- a policy rather than a bylaw, so it would not be enforced with penalties but would send a clear social message to s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:40
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[New Zealand] Horrifying new cigarette graphic warnings revealed

The new graphic health warnings that will have to be printed on cigarette packets have been released. They will start appearing on packets from March next year. Australia was the first country in the world to switch to plain-packaging of cigarettes.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:14
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[New Zealand] Could tobacco companies 'play their part' against robberies? They believe they are

"I'm not against the dispensers, but maybe some of these tobacco companies need to start talking to some of these dairy owners and perhaps play their part in it," Bennett said at the time. British American Tobacco NZ says it will look at trialling autom
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[New Zealand] Cigarettes: What the new plain packaging will look like

Plain brown and green-coloured tobacco packaging, with a new array of images showing the health consequences of smoking, are set to be on shelves from March next year.
Newshub (nz)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:21
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[New Zealand] Front group defends tobacco sales

National tobacco control advocacy service Hapai Te Hauora says big tobacco is using a front group of dairy owners to complain about tobacco taxes, the most effective way of reducing tobacco use.
Waatea News (nz)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:25
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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[New Zealand] Philip Morris 'tobacco sticks' court prosecution postponed

The company is facing two charges brought by the Ministry of Health over the sticks, called Heets. The charges were to be called in the Wellington District Court on Friday but at the last minute they were adjourned by agreement until September 7. That
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:15
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