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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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[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco giant rallies against NZ plain packaging

British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand is launching a multi-media campaign opposing plain-packaging. The company's general manager Steve Rush says New Zealand should not blindly follow the Australian Government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 23, 2012 14:25
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Tobacco ad blitz as New Zealand plans branding ban

British American Tobacco (BAT) launched an advertising campaign in New Zealand Wednesday opposing plans to introduce plain packaging, in a move the government immediately dismissed as a waste of money.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 22, 2012 11:53
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