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[New Zealand] Smoking increases pollution - study

Smoking significantly raises the level of dangerous air pollution in city streets, according to new research that has reignited the debate about banning cigarettes in public places.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:25

[New Zealand] 'Ban ciggies from streets'

Researchers are calling for a blanket ban on smoking in city streets after finding high rates of carcinogens being puffed into pedestrians.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:16
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[New Zealand] Call to ban smoking from shopping spots

Researchers are calling for councils to ban smoking in shopping areas after finding air near smokers on footpaths had 70 per cent more dangerous pollutants. Otago University Wellington public health researchers tested the air quality near smokers at a L
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2012 07:19

[New Zealand] HIDE: Will plain packaging attract smokers?

But it’s worth a shot, surely, even if it stops one kid smoking. I am not so sure. What if plain packaging actually increases the uptake of smoking? . . . I suspect plain packaging makes black market cigarettes all the more likely.
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 10:17

[New Zealand] Lower Hutt survey: smoking on footpaths increases hazardous air pollutants

A five-week study in Lower Hutt has found that smoking on city street footpaths increases the amount of dangerous fine particulates in city air.
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:23

[New Zealand] Smokers pollute air on streets: study

Smoking on city streets significantly increases the amount of dangerous fine particulates in the air, according to new Otago University research.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:43

[New Zealand] Smoking in streets can trigger lung cancer - study

A University of Otago study measured the quality of air in the city streets of Wellington over five weeks, specifically when smokers exhaled. "The study found actually the presence of smoking nearby increased the air pollution level by 70% in these fine (TVNZ)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:33

[New Zealand] Regulating tobacco may hurt others – Groser

Trade Minister Tim Groser says the Government's plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging could set a precedent of concern to businesses "outside tobacco".
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 8, 2012 13:46

[New Zealand] BAT tobacco tax worth $801.2m

British American Tobacco Holdings (New Zealand), the local unit of the maker of Benson & Hedges, Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, paid $801.2 million in excise tax last year, as much as the government reaped from all 16 state-owned enterprises, its ac
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 4, 2012 07:44

[New Zealand] BAT's tobacco tax payments equal SOE dividends

BAT’s tobacco tax payments worth as much as NZ government returns from all SOEs in 2011
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 4, 2012 06:57
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