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[New Zealand] NZ has dramatic drop in teenage smokers with the biggest decline among Maori men - survey

The number of 15 to 17-year-olds smoking has fallen by 75 per cent in the past decade and with only 3.9 per cent of the age group smoking. "We are finally seeing the majority of young people not taking up cigarettes, creating a new generation of 'never-
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 18, 2017 19:28
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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[New Zealand] Auckland Council votes against prosecuting smokers who breach smokefree policy

Auckland Council has stopped short of making smoking in public places illegal. Council staff voted against adopting a smokefree bylaw at the regulatory committee meeting on Thursday. If the council had voted in favour of adopting a bylaw, it would be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[New Zealand] Smokefree status is news to Stokes Valley shoppers

It is known as Snake Gully and Stokes Vegas but Stokes Valley wants to be known for its smokefree shopping centre. The Hutt City Council recently designated Scott Court smokefree, citing a high level of local support. A walk around the shopping area
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:16
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[New Zealand] Ministry changes tune on smoking alternatives

After a change of heart, health officials are throwing their support behind e-cigarettes and vaping, saying they could help people quit smoking.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[New Zealand] ‘Real world’ lens on role of e-cigarettes

Margot Taylor talks to the lead researcher in the word’s largest trial on the role of e-cigarettes in quitting smoking, and people who have swapped cigarettes for vaporisers, about the rise of vape culture.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:19
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[New Zealand] Raybon Kan: How to be on the wrong side of history

And put it this way: I bet Adam and Eve didn't smoke in the garden of Eden. Is outdoor non-smoking the relentless goose-step of the nanny state? Well, maybe, but I think there's a lot to be said for nannies. Imagine if the McCanns had hired one.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:28
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[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking

It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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[New Zealand] Auckland beaches, popular public spots and outdoor dining to become smokefree

Auckland Council approved a policy on Tuesday to increase the number of smokefree outdoor spaces. Beaches, al fresco dining areas and urban centres would be stamped smokefree from November, under the city's Smokefree Policy. Restaurants with footpath
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:37
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