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[New Zealand] Heavyweights fight plain-pack smokes

Global heavyweight corporates and business interests have pleaded with the New Zealand Government not to adopt plain packaging for cigarettes. Companies and lobbyists from the United States, Asia, and Europe were among the 20,000 submitters who responded
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 4, 2013 09:57

[New Zealand] Cigarette butt, glass and razor blade found in food

Glass was also found in Healtheries children's rice treats, a metal screw in some KFC chips, and a cigarette butt in a bag of Wattie's frozen vegetables. Last June, Fairfax Media reported on the unsavoury items discovered in the first half of the year - (TVNZ)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:21

[New Zealand, UK] Study finds smokefree playground policies can make a difference

British and New Zealand playgrounds have a significantly smaller proportion of people smoking than other types of public outdoor areas, according to latest research from the University of Otago, Wellington. New Zealand playgrounds and streets also have
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 23, 2013 14:02

[New Zealand] Tobacco Workers Urged To Speak Out On Plain Packaging

Tobacco company bosses have "encouraged" their workers to take a stand on plain packaging, part of a global effort to kill off the proposal. Submissions to the Government's tobacco plain packaging proposal released under the Official Information Act sho
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 21, 2013 12:32

[New Zealand] Editorial: Brands Have Good Cause to be Worried

New Zealand's three main tobacco companies have also hinted at legal action to halt the move. The Government should not be deterred by that threat.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 21, 2013 12:16

[New Zealand] Tobacco Workers Urged To Speak Out On Plain Packaging

Southland Times (nz)
added Jan 18, 2013 14:00

[New Zealand] Employees urged to make tobacco submissions

Imperial Tobacco has admitted urging its employees to make submissions on the Government's proposal to put cigarettes plain packaging.
TV3 (nz)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:55

[New Zealand] Tobacco Industry Set to Fleece NZ Taxpayers

New Zealand First is calling on the Government to explain why it allowed vast quantities of cigarettes to be imported and stockpiled at the end of 2012 so they could be re-exported overseas and increased taxes claimed back by the tobacco industry.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:42
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[New Zealand] MP has no evidence to back tobacco tax 'rort'

New Zealand First MP Andrew Williams has no evidence to support his claims the tobacco industry is rorting taxpayers out of tens of millions of dollars.
National Business Review (nz)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:40

[New Zealand] Tobacco firms use 'stalling' strategy

Tobacco companies are trying to pry confidential documents from government departments as they battle a possible crackdown on their trade. ... An anti-tobacco group has expressed concerns that the companies are trying to "bog down" civil servants, while
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:20
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