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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

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to be regulated as consumer products

The Government is planning to change the law regulating e-cigarettes. These changes need to go through Parliament before they can take effect. This will likely happen from the middle of 2018 at the earliest. The proposed changes are to: legalise the sale
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:19

VIDEO: Government legalises e-cigarettes in effort to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner has announced the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal and will likely come into force late next year. "Scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes is still developing but there's a g
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:55

[New Zealand] No smokes without fire: Philip Morris' 'Heat not burn' tobacco sales under scrutiny

Multi-national tobacco giant Philip Morris is giving smokers private demonstrations of its "heat not burn" electronic devices, and insists it is not breaking the law. Through an invitation-only website, the tobacco giant is marketing its Iqos smokeless
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:18

[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05

Reducing the nicotine content of combusted tobacco products sold in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies that aim to render the most toxic tobacco products less addictive could help New Zealand attain their goal of becoming smokefree by 2025.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:14

[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49

[New Zealand] Subsidised vaping to save lives and money

Hāpai Te Hauora strongly support MP Marama Fox and the Māori Party calls for subsidising vape devices as an alternative to cancer and ill health causing cigarettes. “We see this (vaping) as a viable treatment option that should be considered to stop toba
Hāpai Research (Māori Public Health) (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:47

[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
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