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[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
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[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
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:45
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[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
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[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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[New Zealand] Low nicotine cigarettes would reduce smoking - study

In his study, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, End Smoking NZ Trust chairman Murray Laugesen found that imposing less tax on denicotinised, or denic, cigarettes would reduce consumption of normal, addictive cigarettes.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 15, 2012 20:49
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[New Zealand] Ex-smoker looks to the future after finger reattachment

Parkes puffed his first cigarette when he was just 11. At Waikato Hospital, he was told he would have to break his habit of a lifetime if he wanted his fingers back but he was so addicted he was willing to lose them. "Three times they asked me if I want
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Dec 13, 2012 15:12
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The New Zealand Health Survey: Content Guide and questionnaires 2011–2012

New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:21
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[New Zealand] Riot-free move to smoke ban surprises jails

A year after barring nicotine, prison staff find inmates have accepted it and are healthier.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:15
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[New Zealand] Thousands stubbing out

Latest Health Ministry figures show efforts to get smokers to quit are working.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 13, 2012 13:15
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[New Zealand] Cigarette butts set cafe alight

"It looks to have been caused by careless disposal of cigarettes in the bin under the kitchen bench." He said the fire caused smoke and heat damage, but it was contained in the kitchen area.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:53
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