Headlines Tagged with New Zealand — 3,986 headlines found
A Motueka grower has lost his lengthy legal battle to have five tonnes of seized tobacco returned to him. The tobacco was seized in 2010 by the Customs Service, because officers suspected it was intended for unlawful manufacture.
Nov 19, 2017 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:11
[New Zealand] NZ has dramatic drop in teenage smokers with the biggest decline among Maori men - survey
The number of 15 to 17-year-olds smoking has fallen by 75 per cent in the past decade and with only 3.9 per cent of the age group smoking. "We are finally seeing the majority of young people not taking up cigarettes, creating a new generation of 'never-
Nov 18, 2017 TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 18, 2017 19:28
“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Nov 13, 2017 Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
Auckland Council has stopped short of making smoking in public places illegal. Council staff voted against adopting a smokefree bylaw at the regulatory committee meeting on Thursday. If the council had voted in favour of adopting a bylaw, it would be
Nov 10, 2017 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:18
Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Nov 9, 2017 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
It is known as Snake Gully and Stokes Vegas but Stokes Valley wants to be known for its smokefree shopping centre. The Hutt City Council recently designated Scott Court smokefree, citing a high level of local support. A walk around the shopping area
Oct 25, 2017 Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:16
After a change of heart, health officials are throwing their support behind e-cigarettes and vaping, saying they could help people quit smoking.
Oct 22, 2017 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
Margot Taylor talks to the lead researcher in the word’s largest trial on the role of e-cigarettes in quitting smoking, and people who have swapped cigarettes for vaporisers, about the rise of vape culture.
Oct 23, 2017 Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:19
And put it this way: I bet Adam and Eve didn't smoke in the garden of Eden. Is outdoor non-smoking the relentless goose-step of the nanny state? Well, maybe, but I think there's a lot to be said for nannies. Imagine if the McCanns had hired one.
Oct 18, 2017 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:28
[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking
It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
Oct 18, 2017 TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22