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[New Zealand] Smoking ban blamed for attacks on jail staff

Corrections staff are increasingly being punched, kicked, bitten and spat at by prisoners, with their union saying that is because better safety measures have not been introduced quickly enough.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 20:57
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[New Zealand] Ugly truth sends teens smoke signal

Gruesome images of rotting teeth and diseased lungs are having the intended impact - smoking is no longer cool among teenagers. In 1999, 30 per cent of year 10 students had never lit a cigarette. Today, 70 per cent have never smoked, according to the Mi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:47
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JANSSEN: Why Smoking Is Good For New Zealand

Now the New Zealand Government intends raising tax so packets cost $20 each. Of which they'll probably take $16 then. But don't immediately join the anti-smoking zealots in believing this is for the greater good, because research on the effects of tax in
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 1, 2012 14:15
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[New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Addiction to tobacco tax erodes smokefree policies

Eric Janssen (Opinion: Why smokers are good for NZ society) - a ''moderate, considerate smoker'' - has done something similar in terms of tobacco tax legislation. He has put his finger precisely on two questions that show where government smokefree poli
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] Hypnosis does not help smokers quit - expert

An addiction expert is warning smokers that some popular quitting methods do not work. US psychology professor Dr Saul Shiffman told TV ONE's Breakfast this morning that holistic methods such as hypnosis do not help smokers quit. "Acupuncture and hypno
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:47
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[New Zealand] BOOCK: Plain talk about plain cigarette packs

I've tried to help them in this regard, devoting today's blog to a plain language interpretation of some of their most recent posts on social network sites such as Twitter. Let's call it a Guide to BAT NZ's Alternative Reality: "Plain packs sends a dange
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 18:11
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[New Zealand] Complaints over cigarette 'advertising' thrown out

Ministry of Health legal adviser Phil Knipe says there is "insufficient grounds to support enforcement action at this time". Chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Hilary Souter, says whether the ads are advertising tobacco or not
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 05:44
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[New Zealand] Complaints over tobacco 'public awareness campaign'

A tobacco giant is being accused of illegally advertising cigarettes under the guise of a "public awareness campaign". The Health Ministry has received 14 complaints against British American Tobacco New Zealand's "agree/disagree" campaign opposing plai
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 05:42
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[New Zealand] Airport smokers about to go undercover

Christchurch Airport is stubbing out the practice of visitors having a quick smoke around the airport frontage. Three new designated smoking areas open today near the almost-completed terminal, to filter out the problem of smokers seeking protection fro
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:30
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[New Zealand] NZ Report: Smoke-free prisons a success

New Zealand's ban on smoking in prisons has been a success, a report says, but some prisoners are so desperate they soak tea leaves in nicotine from their quitting patches and lighting them by fiddling with power sockets and light bulbs.
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:29
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