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[New Zealand] Higher taxes blamed for surge in black market tobacco

The results of a parliamentary inquiry into the trade of illegal tobacco warns that a recent tax increase is fueling the black market, prompting calls for more resources to crack down on and tax the criminals bringing cheap cigarettes into the country.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Oct 8, 2017 16:24
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[New Zealand] Waikato dairy owner to stop selling cigarettes to prevent robberies video

The owner of the Te Kowhai Food Centre is making a bold move, but he reckons the only way to put off the robbers is to stop selling cigarettes. Tao Liu plans on more permanent signs to advertise that cigarettes are no longer stocked at his store.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:09
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[New Zealand] 'I felt so guilty': Mother, 25, who smoked through her first pregnancy and left her daughter with breathing problems kicks the habit for the birth of her second child

New Zealand mother Dayna Allen - who smoked at least 10 cigarettes a day for 10 years - fell pregnant to her daughter Kayla at the age of 19. But just hours after her birth, the little girl was hooked to a ventilator for her respiratory system after she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:17
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Hamilton mum quits smoking in second pregnancy video

When Dayna Allen found out she was pregnant at 19, she knew she needed to cut the cigarettes. But she didn't. As a result, her daughter Tayla was hooked up to breathing support just hours after her birth. Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregna
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:24
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[New Zealand] Northland smokers wanted for e-cigarette trial

Researchers are looking for Northlanders keen to take part in a trial of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and nicotine patches to see if they help people who smoke tobacco to quit. Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation, the Uni
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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[New Zealand] Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population [FREE FULL TEXT]

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs. Effects would be larger if outlet reductions have additional spill-over effects (eg, smoking denormalisation). While these interventions were
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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