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[New Zealand] Children exposed to second-hand smoke in Ellerslie's motorway underpass

There are calls to make Auckland underpass tunnels no smoking areas. Auckland children are being exposed to second-hand smoke on a daily basis in a motorway underpass. Now underpass users, Ellerslie residents and business owners want the pedestrian acc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:33

AVCA is now officially registered as Charity in New Zealand

Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) is pleased to announce that we have been approved and are now a registered New Zealand Charity (CC53899). This development will allow us to continue the work we are currently doing and expand upon it to deliver o
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:14

[New Zealand] Trans-Tasman Report Calls For Life-Saving Reforms To Help Smokers Quit

The report, E-cigarettes: Reducing the Harm of Smoking, builds on the report we released in January examining the extent to which New Zealand politicians are using smokers as cash cows. At the time we questioned why politicians claim higher tobacco taxe
Taxpayers’ Union (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:33

[New Zealand] Report calls for life-saving reforms to help smokers quit

The New Zealand Taxpayers' Union, Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance and MyChoice Australia have jointly launched a report calling for the governments on both sides of the Tasman to legalise, and lightly regulate new technologies to help smokers quit.
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:30

Tobacco giant wants to register nicotine inhaler in New Zealand

Its subsidiary Nicovations New Zealand has asked Medsafe to register its metered dose nicotine inhaler as a lower risk medicine. Professor Julian Crane of Otago University believes the product has potential. "We know 80 per cent of people that smoke are
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:27

[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11

Smokefree 2025 Aotearoa/New Zealand

New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal is rooted in long-standing concerns among Mäori (the indigenous peoples of New Zealand) communities and leaders about the high rate of smoking-related harms among Mäori. In 2006 a leading Mäori Party Member of Parliamen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17

[New Zealand] READER REPORT: 'I want to die early and harm those I love'

One of the first assertions Giddy makes is that society casts smokers aside as lepers. This was probably accurate a decade ago, but now “lepers” is a word often used by pro-tobacco lobbyists attempting to gain favour with smokers as they claim it’s gover
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46

[New Zealand] Imperial Tobacco employees who helped steal $100k of product avoid jail time

Ten people were arrested in connection with theft of tobacco and cigarettes from Imperial Tobacco in August. Three men involved in stealing more than $100,000 worth of tobacco and cigarettes in an inside heist have been handed community detention, commu
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:51

[New Zealand] GIDDY: In defence of cigarettes

We should teach our children in school and at home the positives and negatives of doing anything. At the end of the day, it shouldn't be up to the Government to tell us what we can and cannot do with our own bodies. Certainly, there should be regulation,
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:03
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