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[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

[New Zealand] Editorial: Keep fighting against tobacco

Similar WTO action is forecast should New Zealand introduce plain packaging, as Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia intends. The Government should not be deterred by such threats. It has already taken significant measures to reduce the harm from smo
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:04

[New Zealand] Hiding cigarettes in supermarkets 'PC-madness'

Cigarette smokers are being made to feel "dirty" as one of our biggest supermarket chains takes the fight against tobacco to a new level. . . . "Being handed a pack of cigarettes hidden in a bag makes me feel dirty," said one New World customer, a smoke
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:02

Australian cigarette plain pack ruling – what does it mean for New Zealand

New Zealand does not have the same constitutional provision as Australia so an identical constitutional challenge could not be brought if similar plain packaging legislation were to be introduced here. Differently mounted challenges may however be possib
JD Supra, LLC
added Aug 17, 2012 02:43

[New Zealand] Auckland Council Endorses Development of a Smokefree Policy

Cancer Society Auckland commends Auckland Council on taking a significant step to achieving a Smokefree Auckland. Today the Auckland Council Regional Development and Operations Committee passed a resolution that a Smokefree policy would be developed for
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 16, 2012 12:54

[Australia, New Zealand] NZ hails Aust plain-packaging ruling

New Zealand's Associate Minister of Health, Tariana Turia, said the decision gave the country security about moving forward with consultations on a similar policy. "We have been watching the developments in Australia with huge interest.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 16, 2012 01:35

[Australia, New Zealand] Fight for plain packaged ciggies expected to ramp up

Radio Network (nz)
added Aug 15, 2012 20:14
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