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[New Zealand] Tobacco smokers invited to participate in quit trial

Auckland tobacco smokers are invited to take part in a trial to determine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes combined with nicotine patches and behavioural support, to help people quit smoking. Researchers hope to recruit about 1800 participants from the
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:07
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[New Zealand] Will this finally convince you to quit? How rolling your own cigarettes costs the same as a trolley full of groceries

The two very different purchases both cost Reddit user HeinigerNZ $90 The cost of tobacco in New Zealand is rising due to Government intervention A packet of 20 cigarettes could cost $30 by 2020 thanks to increasing taxes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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[New Zealand] NZ smoking study grills Bond's licence to kill

Yet 6 per cent of youths between the ages of 15 and 17 smoke, as do nearly a quarter of young adults between 18 and 24. The new study of Bond films - the highest grossing and longest-running movie franchise in history - comes after two systemic reviews
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

There is a high risk New Zealand's tobacco black market could grow significantly, costing the Government over $10 million a year, a declassified document says. A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:35
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch NZ Herald Focus: Smokers tighten their purse strings

New Year's resolutions and a 10 per cent price hike are believed to be behind a massive surge in calls to the national telehealth service Quitline. Quitline CEO Andrew Slater says the service had its busiest day on Tuesday with more than 500 calls from
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[New Zealand] Legality of tobacco product in question

Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies are at odds over whether a new tobacco product being launched in New Zealand is illegal....at a launch party for the product in Auckland last month. There was free alcohol at the event, which he said was run b
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48
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[New Zealand] 'How far can you oppress somebody?': Anti-smoking campaigner says tax hikes aren't working

Tobacco taxes have been regularly increasing since 2010, under the National and Maori Party coalition. Dr Marewa Glover, a public health analyst and associate professor at Massey University, said their argument wasn't stacking up... "It's just a tax grab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:55
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[New Zealand] Smokers face price increase

Smokers will pay 10 per cent more for a pack of cigarettes this year, as part of the Government's annual tax increases on tobacco products. The cost of a pack is expected to rise to $30 in the next four years as part of the Government's plan to make New
Sun Live (nz)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:41
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