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[New Zealand] VTANZ against claims of association with tobacco companies

The Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ), today spoke out against assertions made by Tariana Turia recently. Joseph Rennie, VTANZ spokesman said: “Tariana’s assertion that this is a ploy by tobacco companies is completely unfounded. Not only
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:01
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[New Zealand] Govt's e-cigarette reform welcomed

The ACT Party is backing the government’s decision to legalise nicotine e-cigarettes, arguing it’s the biggest thing National has done to tackle poverty in a very long time.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:51
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[New Zealand] Vaping law praised, criticised

While some academics praised the announcement, Otago University's Prof Janet Hoek is worried the law change goes too far. Allowing e-cigarettes to be sold in dairies, service stations and supermarkets would make them too freely available. Instead, sale
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:42
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[New Zealand] Editorial: The Government is right to proceed cautiously on vaping

The important point is that vaping or e-cigarettes are about 95 per cent less harmful than ordinary cigarettes, although there is some doubt about the long-term effects. So the Government is right to proceed slowly and with caution. E-cigarettes will be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:23
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[New Zealand] Editorial: E-cigarettes to get a sensible law

the addictive qualities of nicotine are apparently not sufficient to justify its prohibition. Instead, those who opposed the sale of nicotine for delivery in e-cigarettes argued it could encourage more people to enjoy smoking, or "vaping", and become a
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:21
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes legalised - Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre gathered expert reaction on the announcement. Associate Professor Marewa Glover, School of Public Health, Massey University, comments: "There is unfortunate confusion with banning vaping wherever smoking is banned, which sends
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes 'just another ploy by tobacco companies' -Tariana Turia

Many have hailed the move, but Ms Turia said the nicotine content was still a downside. "I think it's just another ploy by the tobacco companies. they've still got nicotine in them you know to keep people that addicted," she said. Online retailer Joe Ei
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Zoe Hawke: Legalising e-cigarettes 'clears the matter up'

Zoe Hawke of anti-smoking group Hapai Te Hauora told Jack Tame on Larry Williams Drive that e-cigarette's with nicotine are less harmful than tobacco. "They're already available, they're out there - this just clears the matter up. This just says, yep, w
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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