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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris defends non-burning product under smoke-free laws

The Ministry of Health last year laid two charges against tobacco giant Philip Morris over HEETS, a tobacco stick that is heated in an electronic device called IQOS to release nicotine. The charges relate to the sale of the product and about its importa
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:50
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health takes tobacco giant to court over tobacco stick device

A tobacco company and the Ministry of Health are locking horns in court, for a week-long battle over the sale of a new tobacco device. ...Philip Morris is defending the charges, arguing that HEETS is a smoking product
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:24
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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris in court over 'HEETS'

The company was originally charged with importing and selling a product called HEETS, which heats tobacco sticks, rather than burning them. However, one of the charges brought by the Ministry of Health has been dropped, and the judge-alone trial in the
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:16
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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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