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[New Zealand] Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Last week the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ spoke to Māori media using the ASH Year 10 Study that shows an increase in rangatahi (youth) experimenting with vaping devices from 20% in 2014 to 28% in 2016..."there is confusion out there around vaping
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:57
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[New Zealand] Shop owners say new cigarette rules are an inconvenience

Palmerston North shop owners say the move away from branded cigarettes to packaging that only shows graphic images of smokers' lungs and body parts won't change customer habits. Instead, they say, the only effect is on shop workers who must now fumble a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:04
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[New Zealand] Smart tech used in varsity quit smoking study

University of Otago-led research shows smart technology can shed new light on the challenges faced by smokers trying to quit by using e-cigarettes. The research trialled the use of ''smart'' technology, including smart e-cigarettes and smartphones, among
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[New Zealand] Tobacco standardised packaging from today

The tobacco standardised packaging regime will be enforced from today, meaning tobacco packets will be the same standard dark brown/green background colour as Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland and France. The regime came was introduced on March 14, but
Sun Live (nz)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:31
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[New Zealand] ESR visitor warns of vaping concerns

Michelle Peace, who is in New Zealand as the International Vision Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Science Research (ESR), says a whole culture has grown up around the use of e-cigarettes, which many people regard as being safer than tobacco. Bu
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[New Zealand] Barry Soper: Cigarettes in parliament

Today thankfully all that's changed, ciggies are not only off limits within Parliament buildings, they're banned from the surrounding area, Helen Clark finally saw to that... Ironically the woman she had the biggest falling out with as Prime Minister was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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