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[New Zealand] Public smoking 16 times more polluting: Study

Wellingdon: If you stand next to someone smoking at a bus stop, there are fair chances that you`ll be exposed to fine particulate pollution nearly 16 times higher than the background level, says a study. The study conducted by the University of Otago, Ne
Zee News (in)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:12
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[New Zealand] Smokers fear criminal taint

Southern smokers say they will be forced to behave like criminals and sneak into back alleys to enjoy a puff if a ban on smoking on footpaths is brought in.
Southland Times (nz)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:17
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies foot the bill on last-minute display changes

Tobacco companies are footing the bill for last-minute changes to tobacco cabinets in dairies, ahead of a ban on retail displays this month.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:07
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:33
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