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[New Zealand] Arthur Taylor fights for cigarettes in jail

One of the country's highest-profile inmates has been at the High Court trying to get the rule that bans smoking in jails thrown out. Arthur Taylor, who is a non-smoker, claims the blanket prohibition breaches part of the Bill of Rights and it isn't rea
TV3 (nz)
added Aug 6, 2012 11:43

[New Zealand] Tobacco battle lights up

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is defending "good employer" Imperial Tobacco, as he prepares to officially open its $45 million factory upgrade.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 4, 2012 23:16

[New Zealand] Smoking breaches down as prisoners get message

Corrections staff say safety is also improved because prisoners no longer have access to lighter and matches.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2012 14:50

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes on trial

Researchers at the Clinical Trials Research Unit, The University of Auckland, are conducting a study of electronic cigarettes to see if they can help smokers to quit.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:38

[New Zealand] THORNE: Editorial: Tobacco best out of sight

As a smoker myself, who has tried many times to kick the habit, I support the move.
Whangarei Northern Advocate (nz)
added Jul 31, 2012 13:17

[New Zealand] Henare disputes risks of pregnant women smoking

National MP Tau Henare has disputed the risks of pregnant women smoking and has described smokers as "the new lepers".
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:46

[New Zealand] Invalid denies smoking inside

A 60-year-old invalid on ACC is being kicked out of his Invercargill home for something he says he did not do. Murray Amos, who is dependent on home help and cannot walk without support, has been told to leave his Isabella St house by property managers
Southland Times (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:35

[New Zealand] Tau Henare: Smokers the 'new lepers'

National MP Tau Henare is smoking again and has suggested it is OK for pregnant women to do the same.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 16:37

[New Zealand] Calls for duty free cigarette sales to stop

Both ASH New Zealand and the End Smoking NZ Trust are calling for the sale of duty free cigarettes to be stopped. They were speaking at parliamentary hearings on tobacco taxes today.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 27, 2012 20:32

[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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