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New Zealand survey finds stopping smoking main reason to start vaping

A survey of New Zealand vapers has found most people started smoking e-cigarettes to quit smoking - and for the majority, it worked. The online survey, led by Dr Penny Truman from Massey University in 2016, recruited 218 people through vaping and smokin
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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An Online Survey of New Zealand Vapers [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results were consistent with a progression from initially both vaping and smoking using less effective electronic cigarette types, then moving to more powerful devices, experimentation with flavors and nicotine strengths—all resulting in reducing or s
MDPI AG (ch)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:06
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness of the tax increase to reduce smoking rates, and that tobacco companies should be forced to increase the prices of their products by the total percentag
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[New Zealand] Thirteen Whangarei cafes go smokefree for summer pilot

Thirteen Whangarei CBD and Quayside cafes will be making their outdoor spaces smokefree this summer as part of The Fresh Air Project, a smokefree outdoor dining pilot. The Fresh Air Smokefree outdoor dining pilot is based on a similar successful pilot r
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 28, 2018 03:52
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New Zealand liberalisation faces delays, while bans and taxes continue to spread

Vapers in New Zealand fear that their government is trying to roll back the progress made before the country’s elections last September, as failed tobacco control policies contribute to spiralling crime and nicotine e-liquid remains illegal. Meanwhile Si
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:50
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase comes in today

The cost of a packet of cigarettes is currently about $20.The cost of a packet of cigarettes is currently about $20. Photo: 123RF It's the first of four consecutive 10 percent rises coming into force on 1 January each year until 2020.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:43
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[New Zealand] Calls for legalisation of e-cigarettes after crime surge

The Government is keeping mum on whether it intends to keep a National promise to legalise e-cigarettes after renewed calls for a law change as aggravated dairy robberies increase and fewer people quit smoking. Tax hikes on cigarettes have prompted just
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:45
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025 At Risk: Government Urged to Listen to Māori

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ could be putting the Smokefree 2025 goal at risk ...Hāpai Te Hauora has supported the Ministry of Health and previous ministers’ compassionate and progressive stance on e-cigarettes which championed a realistic and
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:25
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Cessation target for smoke tax

Lance Norman - The extra revenue in cigarette taxes should go to cessation programmes While it supports the annual excise increase as a way to discourage people from taking up smoking, it acknowledges it can mean some whanau are making the choice between
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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