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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner slams Government's refusal to ban second hand smoke in cars

The Government has refused a petition put forward by the Health Select Committee to ban smoking in cars around children.... The refusal comes despite 97 per cent public support of a ban. Smoking in cars around children is banned in the UK, South Africa,
TVNZ (nz)
added May 3, 2017 00:07
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[New Zealand] Call for "vaping" to be age restricted to over 21's

With Government preparing to change the law and regulate e-cigarettes, the Ministry of Health has released an analysis of submissions - 250 pieces of feedback from individuals, health experts and organisations, including international tobacco companies -
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:48
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[New Zealand] Cigarette prices push up inflation

Cigarettes and tobacco jumped 9.4 percent following an increase in excise duty in January. .. Taking out cigarettes and tobacco, inflation actually fell 0.1 percent in the quarter. Petrol prices fell 7.7 percent, the largest downward contribution for th
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India, New Zealand] Fourth-hand smoke

This is exactly what fourth-hand smoke does — watching friends, colleagues, relatives, even actors on screen smoke, makes smoking ‘the cool thing’. A study, published by BioMed Central Public Health, New Zealand, carried out a visual mapping of smoking i
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:01
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[New Zealand] Participants sought for e-cigarette stop-smoking trial

The Health Research Council funded trial has permission to offer nicotine e-cigarettes to smokers wanting to quit smoking. The trial aims to have 1809 smokers take part in the trial in which participants are randomly allocated to one of three groups. O
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:28
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[New Zealand] A Comparative Health Risk Assessment of Electronic Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Based on the conditions of use, ECs should be a safer nicotine-delivery product than CCs.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:47
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[New Zealand] Jay Kuten: It's all smoke and mirrors

When I consider our representatives in light of their haste to legalise e-cigarettes and their avoidance of science where cannabis is concerned, I can only wonder what have they been thinking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax increases punishing families? Not really!

The government are on the right track with increasing tobacco tax and cigarette prices because as the science and smokers say as long as cigarettes are widely accessible, they are likely to smoke. The Ministry of Health (2016) says that smoking was one o
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:54
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New Zealand Study Recommends 22nd Century’s VLN Cigarettes as an Effective Tobacco Control Strategy

the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research has published a new study showing how 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes can be part of an effective tobacco control strategy for forward-looking countries like New Zealand. The study concluded that
Business Wire
added Apr 4, 2017 16:38
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