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No smoking: New Zealand employers within their rights to turn away smokers

workplace relations company Employsure found 15 New Zealand organisations with job ads referencing "non-smokers only" or "non-smokers preferred".... A Human Rights Commission spokeswoman said although it might not be considered fair or reasonable, it was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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[New Zealand] One third of Kiwi smokers admit to sacrificing essentials

survey of smokers just released from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, has found that 36% of New Zealand smokers admit to spending money on tobacco that they know ‘would be better spent on household essentials like food’.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[New Zealand] Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

Exposure to smoking in the home has become more strongly associated with adolescent smoking over time and is an increasingly important risk factor at the population level (independent of parental smoking), particularly for Māori.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[New Zealand] Dairy owners repeatedly hit by thieves stop selling ciggies, but pay the price

Both convenience stores made the bold move to deter robbers after being repeatedly hit by thieves. Cigarettes are often the prime prize of criminals targeting dairies and service stations around the country.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[New Zealand] Cigarette plain packaging comes into force across NZ today

From today tobacco companies in New Zealand will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging, instead they will be sold in generic olive brown packets retaining the graphic health warnings which are already prominent on the current branded
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:38
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ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15
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[New Zealand] Plans to further reduce smoking in Southland

Standardised packing on tobacco will hopefully help normalise the concept of smokefree, experts say. The 2013 Census results show that there are 19.2 per cent of adults in Southland smoking daily, which is higher than the New Zealand rate of 15.1 per ce
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:32
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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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