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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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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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