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[New Zealand] Big tobacco fights to beat NZ's rules

A multinational cigarette company has started an aggressive fightback against laws and price rises intended to make people quit the habit.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 10:10

[New Zealand] Big tobacco's fight back 'immoral': Greens

The tobacco industry setting up a website aimed at fighting anti-smoking measures is "disturbing and immoral", the Green Party says.
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:55

[New Zealand] Fag war heats up as cover-up law bites

British American Tobacco has joined competitor Philip Morris in blasting the government's anti-smoking rules. . . . In a provocative challenge today, BAT, which controls about 75% of New Zealand's tobacco market, called on the government to prove its r
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:54

[New Zealand] Anti-smoking advocates labelled Nazi and Gestapo

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says has labelled anti-smoking advocates attitude Nazis and Gestapo social cops. He told yesterday's select committee hearing on tobacco that the anti-smoking lobby wanted to thump poor Maori by upping the price o
Radio Waatea 603am (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:46

[New Zealand] Big tobacco fights to beat NZ's rules

But tobacco giant Philip Morris says the regulations are going too far. The company, which has the third-largest share of the New Zealand tobacco market, is distributing cards to shops directing people to a website through which smokers can have their s
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:43

[New Zealand] Philip Morris combats anti-smoking plans

Cigarette giant Philip Morris has kicked off an aggressive backlash against Government moves aimed at getting smokers to quit. The company is calling on its consumers to help it oppose new laws and continual price increases.
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:32
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[New Zealand] Peters speaks out against tobacco tax rise

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has spoken out against plans for further tobacco tax increases. Mr Peters, a known smoker, told a select committee hearing yesterday that higher prices for tobacco products would "thump the pockets" of low-income
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:31

[New Zealand] Tobacco companies 'running scared' - ASH

"It's a last-ditch attempt by a company that's running scared when typically tobacco companies in New Zealand have stayed in the shadows," says Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) director Ben Youdan.
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:30

[New Zealand] Website for smokers' views launched

Smokers feeling marginalised and alienated can voice their opinions on a new website launched by tobacco company Philip Morris . . . Cards will be handed out promoting the website to smokers with their purchases from tomorrow.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 19, 2012 13:53

[New Zealand] Tobacco giant steps up campaign against anti-smoking measures

Company spokesman Christopher Bishop told the Herald users of the site - - are able to register and discuss problems facing smokers in New Zealand today.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:56
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