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[New Zealand] Ban cigarette sales by 2025 and encourage vaping to hit smokefree goal, MPs told

The Government will have to ban the sale of cigarettes if it wants to reach its goal of making New Zealand smoke-free by 2025, MPs have been told. Public health advocates and academics also said the Government needs to more aggressively encourage less h
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 25, 2018 03:08
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[New Zealand] Government needs to act to meet Smokefree 2025

The Health and Maori Affairs Select Committees received a blunt message yesterday – act now or we will fail to meet our Smokefree by 2025 goal, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Yesterday’s meeting heard from organisations that are working to end smoking
Scoop (nz)
added May 25, 2018 00:34
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[New Zealand] The astonishing number of cigarette butts woman collected from beach

A woman has collected over 10,000 cigarette butts in a month in an attempt to prove to her local council just how bad smoking is becoming for the area. Liz Smith, who lives in Queenstown in New Zealand, has shared several photos on social media showing
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 15, 2018 15:44
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[New Zealand] Vaping regulation: Risk-proportionate

The Ministry of Health are making moves to regulate vapes, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. This is supported by Hāpai Te Hauora who hopes that the Ministry do their best to provide effective and sustainable regulation. "Regulation is an importa
Scoop (nz)
added May 14, 2018 22:03
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[New Zealand] Health Ministry abandons its legal fight against tobacco sticks

The Ministry of Heath has abandoned its legal fight to stop a tobacco giant importing and selling tobacco sticks designed to be heated instead of burned like cigarettes. HEETS are tobacco sticks or refills that are heated in an electronic device, rather
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 12, 2018 22:21
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[New Zealand] Exposure to second-hand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants

In a New Zealand first, University of Otago, Christchurch, researchers have analysed nicotine levels in infants’ hair to get a true measure of the impact of passive smoking on respiratory problems. The researchers found 15-month-olds with high levels of
University of Otago (nz)
added May 11, 2018 20:28
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[New Zealand] Some employers hiring non-smokers exclusively, recruiters say

Recruitment agencies Employsure and Action Personnel have both reported clients asking to weed smokers from the hiring pool. And between nine and 15 organisations explicitly advertised for non-smokers only or said they were preferred candidates on Seek.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[New Zealand] Woman tells just how easy it was to buy cigarettes as a minor

At 16, Arnia Appleby bought a couple of packs of cigarettes from an Auckland petrol station, went to a park with her best friend and smoked every one until they were sick. Within a week she was hooked, smoking at least three a day. An undercover operat
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 4, 2018 16:07
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[New Zealand] Cigarette butt bylaw scrapped by Wellington City Council

A pointless bylaw targeting people who drop cigarette butts was not all for nothing, councillors say. The Wellington City Council voted last year for a bylaw making it an offence to throw away cigarette butts instead of properly disposing of them, despi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 3, 2018 20:15
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[Mid-east, New Zealand, Uae] Nations consider re-think on e-cigarette legislation

The daily smoking rate is about 13.8 per cent of the population in New Zealand, but it is about 42 per cent in the indigenous Maori population. In a nationwide survey, 17 per cent of smokers said they had tried e-cigarettes, and 3 per cent were regular
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:13
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