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[New Zealand] Front group defends tobacco sales

National tobacco control advocacy service Hapai Te Hauora says big tobacco is using a front group of dairy owners to complain about tobacco taxes, the most effective way of reducing tobacco use.
Waatea News (nz)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:25
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[New Zealand] Smokers more likely to have babies with teeth abnormalities

Women who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy are much more likely to give birth to babies who will fail to grow all their teeth, new University of Otago research has found. The condition, known as hypodontia, commonly involves childre
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:42
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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[New Zealand] Philip Morris 'tobacco sticks' court prosecution postponed

The company is facing two charges brought by the Ministry of Health over the sticks, called Heets. The charges were to be called in the Wellington District Court on Friday but at the last minute they were adjourned by agreement until September 7. That
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:15
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[New Zealand] Researchers says chemists should sell cigarettes, but pharmacists disagree video

Selling cigarettes as restricted items in pharmacies is not the answer to dairy owners' crime fears, chemists say. Tobacco-control experts say selling cigarettes in adult stores, or even pharmacies, was preferable to reduce people's access, new resear
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:11
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[New Zealand] What you can do to support World Smokefree Day

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 is all about whanau, which the theme of this year's World Smokefree Day in New Zealand. What does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 really mean? It means that by 2025 less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders will choose not to smoke. Choice i
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:43
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

"The area of tobacco control. Industries may turn around and say well that's cut into their profitability and take the countries to court in these tribunals that are extra judicial to our own judicial systems."... it includes a specific carve out restrict
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2017 14:58
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[New Zealand] JACKSON: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

in our haste to hurt the smoker in the pocket, we've created an environment where tobacco is now a legitimate black market target. We can fix this and make sure our shopkeepers feel safer but it requires an open mind to find the balance between health an
Waatea News (nz)
added May 25, 2017 01:13
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[New Zealand] Health expert Dr Natalie Walker: We should be enraged at tobacco giant Philip Morris

Walker questioned whether the products and other reduced nicotine and tobacco products had a place in New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 journey. Although smoking rates in New Zealand are declining overall, there remain subgroups of the population who have hi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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