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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes was still developing but there was a general consensus that vaping was much less harmful than smoking. She said the government was taking a cautious approach b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:17
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised in NZ

"This is an opportunity to see if restricted access for e-cigarettes and e-liquid can help lower our smoking rates, reduce harm and save lives," Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said on Wednesday. "The government is taking a cautious approach by a
NewsRoom (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:15
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes will be legalised: Government

it will change the law to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. Products will be legally sold at some point next year. The change is a big win for the e-cigarette industry - its products won't be in plain packaging, nor will the hefty taxes on norm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:23
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to be regulated as consumer products

The Government is planning to change the law regulating e-cigarettes. These changes need to go through Parliament before they can take effect. This will likely happen from the middle of 2018 at the earliest. The proposed changes are to: legalise the sale
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:19
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VIDEO: Government legalises e-cigarettes in effort to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner has announced the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal and will likely come into force late next year. "Scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes is still developing but there's a g
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:55
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[New Zealand] No smokes without fire: Philip Morris' 'Heat not burn' tobacco sales under scrutiny

Multi-national tobacco giant Philip Morris is giving smokers private demonstrations of its "heat not burn" electronic devices, and insists it is not breaking the law. Through an invitation-only website, the tobacco giant is marketing its Iqos smokeless
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:18
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[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05
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Reducing the nicotine content of combusted tobacco products sold in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies that aim to render the most toxic tobacco products less addictive could help New Zealand attain their goal of becoming smokefree by 2025.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:14
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[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49
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[New Zealand] Subsidised vaping to save lives and money

Hāpai Te Hauora strongly support MP Marama Fox and the Māori Party calls for subsidising vape devices as an alternative to cancer and ill health causing cigarettes. “We see this (vaping) as a viable treatment option that should be considered to stop toba
Hāpai Research (Māori Public Health) (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:47
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