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[New Zealand] VIDEO: E-cig subsidy could help Maori quitters

Maori public health organisation Hapai Te Hauora believes subsidising e-cigarettes is a way to help many Maori break their addiction to tobacco. Tobacco control advocacy service manager Zoe Hawke says she is seeing many Maori who are interested in vapin
Waatea News (nz)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

[New Zealand] Police need to record tobacco robberies: Act Party leader David Seymour

In October Police said the black market for tobacco was fuelling dairy robberies, and there have been similar concerns in other areas of the country. Residents of Whangarei Heads even launched a Givealittle page to fund a CCTV camera after repeated ram
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:21

[New Zealand] Tobacco price hike linked to big quit rush

Tui Ora has been inundated with people wanting to join its campaign to give up smoking. The seven-week programme, called the New Year, New You Challenge, has 129 people signed up - a big increase on the 40 from last year.
Taranaki Daily News (nz)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:40

[New Zealand] Smokers shifting onto e-cigarettes 'is a win' - Kiwi doctor

On TVNZ's Breakfast programme, Doctor John Cameron said "if we can get everyone who's smoking tobacco related products and put them onto e-cigarettes, I think we have got a win". "We know that the best thing to put in your lungs is fresh air, no questi
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:52

[New Zealand] VIDEO: 'I think we have got a win' – NZ doctor believes vaping could shift people from smoking tobacco

Doctor John Cameron says that e-cigarettes are "going to be absolutely fantastic."
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:21
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[Asia, China, New Zealand] BOREHAM: New smoking ban takes effect, but will it work?

Another lesson I learned from New Zealand, which would no doubt help immensely here in Shanghai, is that if the public attitude toward smoking in public shifts — basically smokers need to be viewed as social pariahs — then smokers will actually feel asha
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:00

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Customs makes $1.4 million tobacco bust

A landmark prosecution by New Zealand Customs involving the biggest-ever interception of tobacco products marks the first time anyone prosecuted by Customs for fraud has gone to jail. A months-long investigation by Newshub found the molasses tobacco imp
Newshub (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:15

[New Zealand] Subsidise e-cigarettes to help smokers quit: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox

Smokers needing help to quit can get a subsidy for nicotine patches, gum or lozenges that can save them hundreds of dollars. But the Maori Party thinks the Government should look at extending that subsidy to e-cigarettes. Making New Zealand smoke-free
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24

[New Zealand] Rotorua breathes easy as smokefree spaces increase

Rotorua Lakes Council will implement the extended Smokefree Outdoor Spaces Policy in two phases over two years. Phase one will see no smoking implemented at all bus stops and shelters, at the i-Site and library surrounds (including Jean Batten Park), at
Voxy (nz)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:46

[New Zealand] Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. Every year the Ministry of Health sets District Health Boards six health targets and tracks their progress again
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 9, 2017 18:22
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