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[New Zealand] Smokers inundate Quitline

Quitline was inundated today with calls from smokers seeking a fresh start to the new year. Spokesman Bruce Bassett said more than 400 smokers had been in contact throughout the day.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:04

[New Zealand] NZ Tax to smoke out the quitters

With the first of four New Year's tobacco tax hikes, Quitline says it is preparing for a wave of calls from people trying to kick the habit.
TV3 (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:44

[New Zealand] Smokers keen to kick the habit in 2013

More than 200 smokers, keen to kick the habit for their New Year's resolutions, contacted Quitline this morning. Between 8am and 12pm, 75 people called in - almost double last year's New Year's Day total of 40.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:40

[New Zealand] Contest helps smokers kick the habit

Researchers have hailed the success of group quitting competitions as a powerful way of giving up smoking. The release of results on the Auckland and Northland trial among Maori and Pacific people comes as smokers awaken to their New Year's resolutions
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:34

[New Zealand] Tax to smoke out the quitters

Smoking cessation service Quitline is hoping a 10 per cent increase in tobacco tax will see more people use its 0800 number in the New Year.
NZCity (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 10:57

[New Zealand] Tobacco tax may help resolution to quit smoking

Quitline spokesman Bruce Bassett says it's great the tax increase has been introduced at a time of year many smokers are already keen to quit. He says they're expecting an influx - and they're ready for it.
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:04

[New Zealand] Latest tobacco prices rise takes effect

The third of six consecutive annual increases in a tax on tobacco took effect on 1 January, taking the price of the cheapest brand of 20 cigarettes to about $16 per packet.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:02

[New Zealand] Tax increase tipped to end smokers' Russian roulette

As Kiwi smokers prepare for a 10 per cent rise in tobacco prices next week, they have also been advised they are playing Russian roulette every time they light up. On January 1, the first of four annual 10 per cent increases will kick in, and Quitline wi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 28, 2012 13:52

[New Zealand] Smoking ban and corruption linked in prisons

The Criminal Bar Association says there is evidence a smoking ban in prisons is leading to corruption. The ban came into effect in July 2011 and new regulations were put in place last month, making tobacco in prisons contraband.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:27

[New Zealand] University smoking ban skips over enforcement

A move by Victoria University to extinguish smoking on campus has prompted questions about how the ban will be enforced. Students and staff were asked in August to have their say on the university's proposal to make all four of its campuses smokefree.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:59
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