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[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain package cigarettes reduce smoking appeal: study

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.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31
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[New Zealand] Wellington parks go smokefree

A get-together was held at Waitangi Park today to highlight the benefits of banning smoking in areas where children play.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 2, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] More research wanted into ways to reduce smoking

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
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:58
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging: This time it's serious

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.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:38
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[New Zealand] CPIT to go Smokefree

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
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 31, 2012 21:09
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[New Zealand] John Loof: Tobacco is a dying industry however you view it

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.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 30, 2012 09:55
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[New Zealand] DANN: Duty to protect our kids trumps tobacco's case

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.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:22
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[New Zealand] 'Stressed' students if smokers banned

Victoria University's plan to extinguish smoking on campus has prompting predictions of stressed students spilling on to public streets for a cigarette.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:49
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[New Zealand] Editorial: Plain-pack law would be plain theft

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.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 23, 2012 14:27
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[New Zealand] Ministers say anti-plain packaging ads a waste of money

Ministers have rubbished a tobacco company-funded campaign against the plain packaging of cigarettes, saying it is a waste of money and a distraction from the harm that smoking causes.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 23, 2012 14:24
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