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[New Zealand] HOSKING: After a family member died, I had to quit smoking

Last June a family member died after a long battle with cystic fibrosis. She was 17, a strong and stoic fighter right to the end... To anyone wanting to cut down or quit, all I can say is give vaping a go! You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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[Ethiopia, New Zealand] Does hiking tobacco prices make people quit - or just punish their families?

But despite the ever-increasing expense designed to curb the addictive and dangerous habit, some of us are still smoking one or two packs of cigarettes every day. In 2011, the Government announced that it wants New Zealand to become the world's second s
Newshub (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:04
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[New Zealand] Editorial: the best hope for smokers is in the cloud

It is also worth noting that vaping products will not be taxed as heavily as cigarettes, giving diehard addicts even fewer reasons to persist with old-fashioned, expensive and life-threatening smoking.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[New Zealand] HOLLAND: E-cigarette move makes sense

Yet many stores around the country have been openly selling the products for some time, without fear of prosecution. Some of those using the products were even unaware they were illegal. So for that reason alone the move to legalise them makes sense. No
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59
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[New Zealand] More expected to quit smoking with e-cig legalisation, say retailers

Retailers expect more people to quit smoking and take up "vaping" after the Government made plans to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. The change was a big victory for e-cigarette retailers and users, and products could be sold legally in the
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:25
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[New Zealand] VTANZ against claims of association with tobacco companies

The Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ), today spoke out against assertions made by Tariana Turia recently. Joseph Rennie, VTANZ spokesman said: “Tariana’s assertion that this is a ploy by tobacco companies is completely unfounded. Not only
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:01
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[New Zealand] Editorial: The Government is right to proceed cautiously on vaping

The important point is that vaping or e-cigarettes are about 95 per cent less harmful than ordinary cigarettes, although there is some doubt about the long-term effects. So the Government is right to proceed slowly and with caution. E-cigarettes will be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:23
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[New Zealand] Editorial: E-cigarettes to get a sensible law

the addictive qualities of nicotine are apparently not sufficient to justify its prohibition. Instead, those who opposed the sale of nicotine for delivery in e-cigarettes argued it could encourage more people to enjoy smoking, or "vaping", and become a
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:21
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[New Zealand] Govt's e-cigarette reform welcomed

The ACT Party is backing the government’s decision to legalise nicotine e-cigarettes, arguing it’s the biggest thing National has done to tackle poverty in a very long time.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:51
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[New Zealand] Vaping law praised, criticised

While some academics praised the announcement, Otago University's Prof Janet Hoek is worried the law change goes too far. Allowing e-cigarettes to be sold in dairies, service stations and supermarkets would make them too freely available. Instead, sale
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:42
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