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[New Zealand] Study of smoking among doctors and nurses shows very low smoking prevalence and Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved

A new study on smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand finds smoking has declined steadily within these healthcare professions...New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved among health care workers – doctors are already there, and g
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:52
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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris defends non-burning product under smoke-free laws

The Ministry of Health last year laid two charges against tobacco giant Philip Morris over HEETS, a tobacco stick that is heated in an electronic device called IQOS to release nicotine. The charges relate to the sale of the product and about its importa
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:50
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health takes tobacco giant to court over tobacco stick device

A tobacco company and the Ministry of Health are locking horns in court, for a week-long battle over the sale of a new tobacco device. ...Philip Morris is defending the charges, arguing that HEETS is a smoking product
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:24
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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris in court over 'HEETS'

The company was originally charged with importing and selling a product called HEETS, which heats tobacco sticks, rather than burning them. However, one of the charges brought by the Ministry of Health has been dropped, and the judge-alone trial in the
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:16
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[New Zealand] Acceptability of electronic cigarettes as an option to replace tobacco smoking for alcoholics admitted to hospital for detoxification ($$)

Smoking tobacco is an addiction which, for some, is very difficult to give up, even during hospital admissions. In New Zealand and in many other countries smoking is banned within…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55
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[New Zealand] Factors influencing the smoking status of ex-prisoners reintegrating into the community after release: a pilot study ($$)

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable illness and death, and is hugely prevalent among people entering prison. In the most recent prisoner health survey in 2005, 67% of prisoners…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] Out of prison and back to smoking?

"The findings suggest that this opportunity is being missed, and that potentially there is much more that Corrections and community-based reintegration providers could be doing to support prisoners who want to quit," says Professor Edwards.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could have a positive impact in hospital environments, research finds

Dr Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences said their research found e-cigarettes could aid patients battling alcohol addiction and patients admitted to psychiatric units. More than 40 patients at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[New Zealand] Major supermarkets now selling e-cigarettes as tobacco price rises

major supermarket chains has started selling electronic cigarettes as the tax on tobacco increased a further 10 per cent this month. Progressive Enterprises, which owns Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue supermarkets...It could be a major step towards
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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