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Keep New Zealand Beautiful launches new campaign to tackle litter

The campaign also aims to tackle new research revealed by KNZB showing the top items littered in public places by New Zealanders, with the key culprit being cigarette butts (78% of litter), followed by takeaway packaging (5%).
Ethical Marketing News (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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[New Zealand] New study finds tobacco industry delayed plain packs

A new study has suggested that threats of lawsuits given by the tobacco industry contributed to the stall in New Zealand’s plain packaging legislation by at least three years. Plain packaging legislation was first announced in April of 2012, completed i
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:28
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Tobacco industry stalled New Zealand plain packs legislation

Threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years, new University of Otago research suggests. The tobacco companies threatened to sue the NZ Government for compensation,
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:13
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[New Zealand] Caruana: Anti-Smoking Groups Need to Embrace E-cigs for Harm Reduction

Research from Massey University in New Zealand, is pointing out that anti-smoking groups are going to become more and more irrelevant, unless they recognize vaping products as harm reduction and smoking cessation tools
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:29
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Government and public health responses to e-cigarettes in New Zealand: vapers’perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vapers’experience and observations form a popular or lay epidemiology––one that identified thate-cigarettes were helping people stop smoking and could thus deliver public health benefits. Public healthresearchers and workers, and government fears about va
Harm Reduction Journal
added Apr 10, 2018 16:04
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping

Government funded stop smoking services will keep losing customers if they refuse to help people who want to try vaping, new research has found. The services are in a bind however because the legality of selling nicotine vaping products in New Zealand re
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:01
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support vaping

Judge Butler’s questioning of the health authority’s attempt to undermine people’s chance to stop smoking by switching to use of a harm reduced product mirrors the perceptions of vapers reported in a new research paper by Trish Fraser of Global Public He
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:16
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[New Zealand] Dairy owners criticise tobacco giant for not doing enough

An Auckland dairy owner, who spoke to the Herald anonymously for fear of repercussions felt British American Tobacco withheld promised rebates based on their performance and tied retailers into what they felt were one-sided contracts. But BATNZ strongly
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:15
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[New Zealand] What big tobacco didn't want you to read

They want to publicise the dispute but leave out details that show the lengths tobacco companies will go...blacked-out text in the redacted claim set out in detail BATNZ's trading terms with retailers and show how much control it commands in the market i
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:19
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[New Zealand] NZ student smoking rate at record low

Former prime minister Helen Clark, ASH's patron, said previous surveys had shown youth smoking peaked at 15.6% in 1999 and had declined steadily ever since. "Even though youth smoking is at a record low, it is vital that we don't get complacent," she sa
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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