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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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[New Zealand] End Smoking campaigners welcome Snus into NZ

End Smoking New Zealand is pleased to see Swedish snus will soon be available in New Zealand, something it has been lobbying for, for more than a decade.
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:18
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[New Zealand] Tobacco use a contributing factor in heart disease

mately two million deaths from heart disease and stroke worldwide each year. The Heart Foundation and Action on Smoking and Health New Zealand (ASH) are supporting ‘World Smokefree Day’ on Thursday 31 May. The campaign highlights the health risks associ
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2018 14:16
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[New Zealand] Auckland businesses targeted in smoke-free operation

Public health officials will be working with licensed clubs, theatres and hospitality venues over Auckland in the upcoming months to ensure compliance with the Smoke-free Environments Act..a simple and cheap way of complying with the Act is for the venue
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2018 14:14
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[New Zealand] Smokefree outdoor dining introduced to Stafford St

most cafes along Stafford St and on the Bay Hill introduce smokefree policies for outdoor dining areas. The move comes in the wake of the district's smokefree policy, which came into effect in July last year. The policy encourages the public to refrain f
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 29, 2018 09:32
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[New Zealand] Experts tell Government to ban cigarette sales by 2025 as smoke free goal 'a train wreck for Maori and Pasifika'

A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner have today told politicians they should pass a law now to make selling cigarettes illegal by 2025. 'We will not hit 2025 smoke free New Zealand on the current rate of mahi' Play Video01:27 Health leaders
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:46
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[New Zealand] Smokefree activist says a ban on cigarettes would be premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'

"There's probably a few things we need to do beforehand, and one of them is we need to discriminate against tobacco with legislation," Mr Broughton said. "We need to make it unpalatable, we need to make it unaffordable, and we need to make sure that the
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:44
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