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[New Zealand] Cigarettes to cost more than $20 in four years

Parliament's voted unanimously in favour of legislation that will increase tobacco excise tax by 10% every year over four years.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:16
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax Hike Passes With Some Objections

Most MPs backed a law legislating for four cumulative 10 percent annual rises in tobacco tax, though some had doubts about the way it was being done.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:48
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[New Zealand] Parliament passes historic tobacco excise tax rises

Associate Health Minister Hon Tariana Turia today welcomed the new legislation which will further drive down smoking rates to save lives and improve health.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:47
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[New Zealand] Our view

There’s no proof that plain packaging would reduce smoking rates in New Zealand. Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets of any business. Our brands are our intellectual property
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 15, 2012 09:36
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[New Zealand] DRUMMOND: Fighting for the right to brand poisonous products

You've probably seen our ads on TV, assuming you're not blind. . . . Anti-smoking nanny-state fascists hate butter and also kittens. Agree/Disagree? You agree? Of course you do. It's not like we phrased the question in a way that makes sense. Visit our
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:04
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[New Zealand] Mental health foundation supports plain packaging of tobacco products

Smoking cigarettes is detrimental to your mental health, says the Mental Health Foundation. The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) supports the Ministry of Health's proposal to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products, saying it is likely to result in i
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 14, 2012 19:59
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[New Zealand] Researchers quick to bat against tobacco lobby

A University of Otago researcher has hit back at comments by a tobacco industry spokesman who said plain packaging would not reduce tobacco consumption.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:24
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Concerns over Vanuatu tobacco investment

Tobacco control advocates have raised concerns about cigarette manufacturers setting up operations in the Pacific, after Vanuatu rejected an application from a foreign tobacco investment company.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:49
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[New Zealand] Response to company’s criticism of new plain packaging research

British American Tobacco (BAT) has made claims that are illogical, unsupported and that ignore a well-established evidence base in its reaction to yesterday's University of Otago tobacco research announcement.
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:29
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging of tobacco backed by public - survey

University of Otago researchers say the public supports the plain packaging of tobacco, but a tobacco industry spokesman says the research proves little about real smoker behaviour.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:18
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