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[New Zealand] Tobacco firms use 'stalling' strategy

Tobacco companies are trying to pry confidential documents from government departments as they battle a possible crackdown on their trade. ... An anti-tobacco group has expressed concerns that the companies are trying to "bog down" civil servants, while
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:20
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[New Zealand] Smokers turn to Quitline as tax increase kicks in

Quitline was inundated yesterday with calls from smokers seeking a fresh start to the new year. Spokesman Bruce Bassett said more than 400 smokers had been in contact.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:17
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[New Zealand] Tax increase pushes smokers to quit

With the first of four New Year tobacco tax hikes now in effect, Quitline has had a surge in the number of calls from smokers wanting to kick the habit. A 10% tax increase implemented today has bumped the cost of a packet of 20 cigarettes to around $16
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:05
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[New Zealand] Smokers inundate Quitline

Quitline was inundated today with calls from smokers seeking a fresh start to the new year. Spokesman Bruce Bassett said more than 400 smokers had been in contact throughout the day.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:04
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[New Zealand] NZ Tax to smoke out the quitters

With the first of four New Year's tobacco tax hikes, Quitline says it is preparing for a wave of calls from people trying to kick the habit.
TV3 (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:44
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[New Zealand] Smokers keen to kick the habit in 2013

More than 200 smokers, keen to kick the habit for their New Year's resolutions, contacted Quitline this morning. Between 8am and 12pm, 75 people called in - almost double last year's New Year's Day total of 40.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:40
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[New Zealand] Contest helps smokers kick the habit

Researchers have hailed the success of group quitting competitions as a powerful way of giving up smoking. The release of results on the Auckland and Northland trial among Maori and Pacific people comes as smokers awaken to their New Year's resolutions
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:34
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[New Zealand] Tax to smoke out the quitters

Smoking cessation service Quitline is hoping a 10 per cent increase in tobacco tax will see more people use its 0800 number in the New Year.
NZCity (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 10:57
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax may help resolution to quit smoking

Quitline spokesman Bruce Bassett says it's great the tax increase has been introduced at a time of year many smokers are already keen to quit. He says they're expecting an influx - and they're ready for it.
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] Latest tobacco prices rise takes effect

The third of six consecutive annual increases in a tax on tobacco took effect on 1 January, taking the price of the cheapest brand of 20 cigarettes to about $16 per packet.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:02
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