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[Australia, New Zealand] British American Tobacco tables its slippery slope argument, while plain pack advocates focus on the kids

British American Tobacco has taken the unusual step of launching an ad campaign to state its case against the plain packaging proposal. And now it has launched the next phase of its campaign, which focuses on the issues it believes plain packaging could c
The (Christchurch, NZ) Press
added Sep 6, 2012 08:15

[Brazil, New Zealand] Tobacco plain packaging battle continues

A new study, which found smokers choose branded tobacco products over plain packged ones, supports the call to introduce plain packaging in New Zealand.
NZCity (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:16

[New Zealand] Winston fuming over govt anti-smoking agenda

Leader Winston Peters is scathing that the Government takes in one point three billion dollars in tobacco tax revenue but only spends four percent of that sum on smoking cessation programmes.
Radio Network (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 06:56

[New Zealand] Plain packaging: This time it's serious

The global tobacco industry - which barely flinched when New Zealand banned smoking in pubs and hiked cigarette prices - is fighting back furiously against plain packaging. Geoff Cumming examines why.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:38
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[New Zealand] Duty-free cigarettes Turia's next target

There are calls for New Zealand to follow Australia's lead and reduce the duty-free cigarette allowance.
TV3 (nz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:04

[New Zealand] Smoking and natural disasters: Christchurch residents increase tobacco consumption post-earthquake

To investigate the effects of the disaster on smoking levels, researchers from the Canterbury District Health Board, New Zealand, carried out interviews with 1,001 residents 15 months after the first earthquake. Participants were asked about their smokin
added Sep 4, 2012 18:11

[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain cigarette packs backed by study

An international study has thrown weight behind the campaign for New Zealand to adopt plain cigarette packaging. Australia has recently adopted plain packaging, while the Maori party is proposing New Zealand does the same.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:58

[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain package cigarettes reduce smoking appeal: study

A new study has discredited the tobacco industry's assertion that there is no proof plain packaging on cigarette packs reduces the appeal of smoking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31

[New Zealand] Wellington parks go smokefree

A get-together was held at Waitangi Park today to highlight the benefits of banning smoking in areas where children play.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 2, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] More research wanted into ways to reduce smoking

The Finance and Expenditure Committee has been considering a bill that raises the excise on tobacco over the next few years as a way of discouraging smoking. The committee says the Government should monitor whether the proposed annual rises of 10 perce
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:58
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