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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Cessation target for smoke tax

Lance Norman - The extra revenue in cigarette taxes should go to cessation programmes While it supports the annual excise increase as a way to discourage people from taking up smoking, it acknowledges it can mean some whanau are making the choice between
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes not safe, and potential public health disaster

Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) says, “The efficacy of e-cigarettes as a cessation tool, along with the known risks of these products is too important to not drill down on the evidence, and we believe
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 02:46
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[New Zealand] LANCE NORMAN: SMOKERS WANT BAN ON SMOKING IN CARS WITH CHILDREN

A study by Auckland and Otago universities concludes we're failing our obligation under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, by not protecting them from secondhand smoke. Hapai Te Hauora Chief Executive Lance Norman said told Mike H
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:26
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[New Zealand] Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:39
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco's plans to film on Auckland's pink Lightpath rejected by Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has rejected...Philip Morris New Zealand had an approved application to film on the cycleway... AT had originally granted permission but withdrew its consent after learning it would be for a cigarette advertisement, to be broadcast
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry admits that smoking kills

Cancer Society's National Health Promotion and Campaigns Manager, Shayne Nahu (Ngati Pikiao) says, "Tobacco is still our biggest killer and there's up to 5000 people every year dying from smoking-related causes. In respects of cancer, it's the single big
Māori Television (nz)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:41
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[New Zealand] Achieve Announces Clinical Trial Supply and Cooperation Agreement with the University of Auckland for the Evaluation of Cytisine Compared to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation

. "The use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke is recognized as the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and additional smoking cessation aids need to be made available."
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[New Zealand, UK] Vape, don't smoke - expert

Massey University professor of public health Marewa Glover says smokeless products like vapes are the key to reducing smoking rates, following a mere 0.6 percent decrease in smokers over the past year. "These new smokeless products that are much less ha
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[New Zealand] Grower loses battle to have seized tobacco returned

A Motueka grower has lost his lengthy legal battle to have five tonnes of seized tobacco returned to him. The tobacco was seized in 2010 by the Customs Service, because officers suspected it was intended for unlawful manufacture.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:11
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