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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

[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

[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

[Australia, New Zealand] Philip Pattemore: No more Mr Nice Guy, now it's war

Philip Morris says legal questions have not been fully explored and has vowed it will ultimately prevail over plain-packaging restrictions. We can expect more legal action and strong-arm tactics, and even governments can struggle to take on the financia
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:06

[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

[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

[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

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

[New Zealand] Tobacco firms battle plain packaging in NZ

BRITISH American Tobacco will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a campaign to take on the New Zealand government over its moves towards plain packaging.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:36

[New Zealand] Tobacco company launches fightback

British American Tobacco announced today it will throw "hundreds of thousands of dollars" at a campaign against the Government's push for plain packaging. It will use print, television and radio advertising to sell its message that plain packaging "will
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:34
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