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[New Zealand] Researchers says chemists should sell cigarettes, but pharmacists disagree video

Selling cigarettes as restricted items in pharmacies is not the answer to dairy owners' crime fears, chemists say. Tobacco-control experts say selling cigarettes in adult stores, or even pharmacies, was preferable to reduce people's access, new resear
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:11
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[New Zealand] What you can do to support World Smokefree Day

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 is all about whanau, which the theme of this year's World Smokefree Day in New Zealand. What does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 really mean? It means that by 2025 less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders will choose not to smoke. Choice i
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:43
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

"The area of tobacco control. Industries may turn around and say well that's cut into their profitability and take the countries to court in these tribunals that are extra judicial to our own judicial systems."... it includes a specific carve out restrict
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2017 14:58
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[New Zealand] JACKSON: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

in our haste to hurt the smoker in the pocket, we've created an environment where tobacco is now a legitimate black market target. We can fix this and make sure our shopkeepers feel safer but it requires an open mind to find the balance between health an
Waatea News (nz)
added May 25, 2017 01:13
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[New Zealand] Health expert Dr Natalie Walker: We should be enraged at tobacco giant Philip Morris

Walker questioned whether the products and other reduced nicotine and tobacco products had a place in New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 journey. Although smoking rates in New Zealand are declining overall, there remain subgroups of the population who have hi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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[New Zealand] Charges laid against Philip Morris

The product, Iqos, was launched at the end of last year. It was promoted through an invitation-only website... The ministry said it considered heets were tobacco products designed for oral use other than for smoking and were prohibited under the Smoke-Fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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[New Zealand] Support for smoke-free alternatives key to Smokefree goal

The lobby group, End Smoking, strongly believes that giving smokers access to less harmful alternatives to smoking tobacco will greatly speed efforts to reduce smoking to 5% or below – the Smokefree 2025 goal. “The Associate Minister of Health Nicky Wag
Scoop (nz)
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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[New Zealand] Debate over cost as quit-smoking factor

An excise tax introduced in last year's Budget will increase the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes from about $20 to more than $30 by 2020. But University of Otago professor Janet Hoek said there was "strong evidence'' the tax was encouraging smokers to
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[New Zealand] Willie Jackson: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

we need to allow vaping to become the focus of helping smokers move away from burning tobacco as their choice of nicotine delivery. Secondly instead of just punishing the smoker with tax hikes why don't we start punishing the tobacco companies? British
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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