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[New Zealand] Man fatally burnt having a smoke

Staff at a Waikato rest home are in shock after an elderly resident suffered extensive burns - later dying in hospital - after a cigarette set fire to his clothing. . . . , and died later in Waikato Hospital. The man is believed to have been smoking in
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:49
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[New Zealand] 2012 Tobacco-free Aotearoa Conference

This conference has been a great reminder of why the journey to becoming smokefree is so important. Our focus on ‘lifting our game’ has also channelled our thoughts about action into the future. Each of us has played a role in tobacco control, and each o
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 10, 2012 21:51
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[New Zealand] Solomon Tobacco slaps smokers with a 50 per cent price hike

Solomon Tobacco has slapped smokers with a 50 per cent price hike on its popular Pallmall Blue cigarette effective as of yesterday. The sudden price increase, which caught smokers by surprise, saw a single packet cigarette now selling at 30 Solomon Isla
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:16
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[New Zealand] Smoking ban blamed for attacks on jail staff

Corrections staff are increasingly being punched, kicked, bitten and spat at by prisoners, with their union saying that is because better safety measures have not been introduced quickly enough.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 20:57
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[New Zealand] Silence from ministry on plain packaging submissions

A month after consultation on its plain packaging regime for cigarettes closed, the Ministry of Health will not say how many submissions it received. . . . the October 5 deadline for submissions passed unannounced, suggesting the number received in oppo
National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:11
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[New Zealand] Ugly truth sends teens smoke signal

Gruesome images of rotting teeth and diseased lungs are having the intended impact - smoking is no longer cool among teenagers. In 1999, 30 per cent of year 10 students had never lit a cigarette. Today, 70 per cent have never smoked, according to the Mi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:47
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[Australia, New Zealand, USA] TDM 5 (2012) - Legal Issues in Tobacco Control

Cigarettes, TPP, and the Wisdom of Product-Specific Rules in Trade Deals / The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as an International Standard under the TBT Agreement?
Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) (nl)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:21
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[New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Addiction to tobacco tax erodes smokefree policies

Eric Janssen (Opinion: Why smokers are good for NZ society) - a ''moderate, considerate smoker'' - has done something similar in terms of tobacco tax legislation. He has put his finger precisely on two questions that show where government smokefree poli
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] Hypnosis does not help smokers quit - expert

An addiction expert is warning smokers that some popular quitting methods do not work. US psychology professor Dr Saul Shiffman told TV ONE's Breakfast this morning that holistic methods such as hypnosis do not help smokers quit. "Acupuncture and hypno
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:47
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[New Zealand] BOOCK: Plain talk about plain cigarette packs

I've tried to help them in this regard, devoting today's blog to a plain language interpretation of some of their most recent posts on social network sites such as Twitter. Let's call it a Guide to BAT NZ's Alternative Reality: "Plain packs sends a dange
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 18:11
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