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[New Zealand] Contest helps smokers kick the habit

Researchers have hailed the success of group quitting competitions as a powerful way of giving up smoking. The release of results on the Auckland and Northland trial among Maori and Pacific people comes as smokers awaken to their New Year's resolutions
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 11:34

[New Zealand] Tax to smoke out the quitters

Smoking cessation service Quitline is hoping a 10 per cent increase in tobacco tax will see more people use its 0800 number in the New Year.
NZCity (nz)
added Jan 1, 2013 10:57

[New Zealand] Tobacco tax may help resolution to quit smoking

Quitline spokesman Bruce Bassett says it's great the tax increase has been introduced at a time of year many smokers are already keen to quit. He says they're expecting an influx - and they're ready for it.
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:04

[New Zealand] Latest tobacco prices rise takes effect

The third of six consecutive annual increases in a tax on tobacco took effect on 1 January, taking the price of the cheapest brand of 20 cigarettes to about $16 per packet.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:02

[New Zealand] Tax increase tipped to end smokers' Russian roulette

As Kiwi smokers prepare for a 10 per cent rise in tobacco prices next week, they have also been advised they are playing Russian roulette every time they light up. On January 1, the first of four annual 10 per cent increases will kick in, and Quitline wi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 28, 2012 13:52

[New Zealand] Smoking ban and corruption linked in prisons

The Criminal Bar Association says there is evidence a smoking ban in prisons is leading to corruption. The ban came into effect in July 2011 and new regulations were put in place last month, making tobacco in prisons contraband.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:27

[New Zealand] University smoking ban skips over enforcement

A move by Victoria University to extinguish smoking on campus has prompted questions about how the ban will be enforced. Students and staff were asked in August to have their say on the university's proposal to make all four of its campuses smokefree.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:59

[New Zealand] Arthur Taylor wins prison smoking ban challenge

Career criminal Arthur Taylor is "chuffed" after a judge ruled the prison smoking ban was unlawful and now plans further action to force Corrections to drop it. "I'm really chuffed about it, it is showing them [Corrections] they just can't act outside th (TVNZ)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:45

[New Zealand] Prison smokes ban ruled unlawful

A judge has ruled a prison smoking ban is unlawful - a victory for career criminal Arthur Taylor, who challenged it in court. But Corrections says inmates will still not be allowed to smoke and the Government says it will change the law if it has to.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 23, 2012 13:53

[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase due on 1st January will put a squeeze on smoker's pockets

Even though most smokers have known the tobacco tax increase is coming, it will make it just that much harder and more expensive to continue to smoke. Quitline encourages smokers to get support to help them stop smoking.
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 21, 2012 08:51
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