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[New Zealand] Prison smoking ban cuts down on jail fires - minister

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says a smoking ban in prisons has drastically reduced fire-related incidents and dangerous activities, while improving air quality for inmates.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 5, 2012 10:07

[New Zealand] BAT tobacco tax worth $801.2m

British American Tobacco Holdings (New Zealand), the local unit of the maker of Benson & Hedges, Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, paid $801.2 million in excise tax last year, as much as the government reaped from all 16 state-owned enterprises, its ac
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 4, 2012 07:44

[New Zealand] BAT's tobacco tax payments equal SOE dividends

BAT’s tobacco tax payments worth as much as NZ government returns from all SOEs in 2011
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 4, 2012 06:57

[New Zealand] Smoke-free prisons a success, one year on

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says the first anniversary of the ban on smoking in prisons is a significant milestone, with facilities now much safer and healthier for staff and prisoners.
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:13

‘The times are changing’: New Zealand smokers' perceptions of the tobacco endgame

Politicians may have a stronger mandate to implement endgame policies than they appreciate. Participants' use of industry arguments when asserting their freedom to ‘choose’ to smoke and quit suggests a need for denormalisation strategies that challenge in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 28, 2012 12:53

[New Zealand] Tobacco display law changes come into force

Tobacco displays will become a thing of the past next month when amendments to the Smoke-Free Environments Act come into force.
Voxy (nz)
added Jun 27, 2012 13:43

[New Zealand] Cigarette price hikes have desired effect

According to the Quitline, from the day Finance Minister Bill English announced the 2012 Budget (May 24) to date, 86 Wanganui people had signed up to quit smoking.
Wanganui Chronicle (nz)
added Jun 26, 2012 15:06

[New Zealand] Government could face lawsuit over duty-free cigarette ban

A proposed ban on duty-free allowances on tobacco may open the Government to legal challenges from international investors, depending on how it is framed.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2012 15:21
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[New Zealand] Health groups: 'Stop duty-free cigs'

Several groups have made submissions on the bill to authorise the tobacco tax increases announced in the Budget - and all have called for duty-free allowances to be scrapped and for tobacco tax increases to be much steeper than the proposed increases of
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2012 13:08

[New Zealand] Calls to get rid of duty free tobacco sales

The Heart Foundation wants the Government to get rid of duty free tobacco sales.
NZCity (nz)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:17
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