Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,916 headlines found
An international study has thrown weight behind the campaign for New Zealand to adopt plain cigarette packaging. Australia has recently adopted plain packaging, while the Maori party is proposing New Zealand does the same.
Sep 4, 2012 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:58
A new study has discredited the tobacco industry's assertion that there is no proof plain packaging on cigarette packs reduces the appeal of smoking.
Sep 4, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31
A get-together was held at Waitangi Park today to highlight the benefits of banning smoking in areas where children play.
Sep 2, 2012 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 2, 2012 16:04
The Finance and Expenditure Committee has been considering a bill that raises the excise on tobacco over the next few years as a way of discouraging smoking. The committee says the Government should monitor whether the proposed annual rises of 10 perce
Sep 2, 2012 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:58
The global tobacco industry - which barely flinched when New Zealand banned smoking in pubs and hiked cigarette prices - is fighting back furiously against plain packaging. Geoff Cumming examines why.
Sep 1, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:38
CPIT is going Smokefree on 1 January 2013. The institute’s new Smokefree Policy will be launched today [31 August] and will be effective from 1 January 2013. The policy applies to CPIT campuses, carparks and CPIT vehicles and affects all staff, students
Aug 31, 2012 Scoop (nz)
added Aug 31, 2012 21:09
We may not be able to rewrite history for the tens of thousands of people who have died as a result of a tobacco-related illness but we can begin to build a healthier smoke-free future for our children.
Aug 28, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 30, 2012 09:55
British American Tobacco seems to be under the misapprehension that it can sell a poisonous, addictive drug and still demand the same rights as any other corporate entity.
Aug 25, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:22
Victoria University's plan to extinguish smoking on campus has prompting predictions of stressed students spilling on to public streets for a cigarette.
Aug 24, 2012 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:49
Property rights are important, even for industries for whom we have distaste. Governments should not remove them unless it is necessary. Plain-pack legislation would be plain theft.
Aug 23, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 23, 2012 14:27