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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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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Tony Blakely: Legalising e-cigarettes 'a bold move' by the Govt

Otago University public health department Professor Tony Blakely speaks with Mike Hosking about the move. Listen to the fill interview above.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Māori Party welcomes decision on e-cigarettes

The Māori Party is welcoming the Government’s announcement today that the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal. “The announcement today is a response to the Māori Party’s call for the Government to look beyond traditional quit s
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:28
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[Australia, New Zealand] Aust 'hermit kingdom' over e-cigarette ban

Australia is at risk of becoming a "hermit kingdom" having been beaten by New Zealand when it comes to legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm warns...."This is yet another example of Australia being left behind on very basic i
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:48
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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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