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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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[New Zealand] Exclusive: Smoking rates in Year 10 students plummet to lowest rate since ASH survey began in 1992

New figures given exclusively to TVNZ1's Breakfast show 82 per cent of Year 10 students have never tried cigarettes.
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Industry Turf War Misses the Point

"It’s clear from these allegations that the tobacco industry is feeling the pinch of reduced revenues through decline in smoking rates and we need to make sure they don’t find a way to reestablish themselves as part of our communities. A smokefree generat
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:47
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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco firms clash in NZ

Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand), alleging its larger rival is breaching competition law by locking retailers into contracts designed to preserve its dominance in a $2.5 billion market.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:34
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