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[New Zealand] Willie Jackson: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

we need to allow vaping to become the focus of helping smokers move away from burning tobacco as their choice of nicotine delivery. Secondly instead of just punishing the smoker with tax hikes why don't we start punishing the tobacco companies? British
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] Ministry takes Philip Morris to court

Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health. The ministry yesterday announced Philip Morris was facing court over the sale of a tobacco product called Heets which a
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:29
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[New Zealand] Debate over cost as quit-smoking factor

An excise tax introduced in last year's Budget will increase the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes from about $20 to more than $30 by 2020. But University of Otago professor Janet Hoek said there was "strong evidence'' the tax was encouraging smokers to
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[New Zealand] Jonathan Milne: Police respond to a lucrative and increasingly dangerous contraband – cigarettes

arrested four teens over the robbery of a superette in Mangere, in which a worker was brutally punched and kicked in the head. This took his armed robbery taskforce's arrest tally to more than 70 in 12 weeks.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[New Zealand] Inaction irks smoke-free coalition

The Central Otago and Wakatipu Smokefree Coalition is "deeply disappointed" the Government is not willing to bring in legislation that would protect children from second-hand smoke in cars. "This goes against the recommendations of the Health Select Comm
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 21, 2017 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

"The area of tobacco control. Industries may turn around and say well that's cut into their profitability and take the countries to court in these tribunals that are extra judicial to our own judicial systems."... it includes a specific carve out restrict
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2017 14:58
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[New Zealand] Health expert Dr Natalie Walker: We should be enraged at tobacco giant Philip Morris

Walker questioned whether the products and other reduced nicotine and tobacco products had a place in New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 journey. Although smoking rates in New Zealand are declining overall, there remain subgroups of the population who have hi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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[New Zealand] Charges laid against Philip Morris

The product, Iqos, was launched at the end of last year. It was promoted through an invitation-only website... The ministry said it considered heets were tobacco products designed for oral use other than for smoking and were prohibited under the Smoke-Fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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[New Zealand] Action On IQOS Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform

“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32
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[New Zealand] Tobacco company charged over importing prohibited product

The Ministry of Health today laid charges against Philip Morris in connection with its tobacco sticks known as HEETS. Philip Morris general manager Jason Erickson said the company firmly believed it would be helping to advance the Government's goal of s
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 18, 2017 12:30
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