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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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PROPOSAL TO INTRODUCE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN NEW ZEALAND - SUBMISSION BY BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NEW ZEALAND) LIMITED (90pp) (PDF)

(a) Plain Packaging would not reduce tobacco consumption in New Zealand. There is no evidence that the design of tobacco product packaging has any impact whatsoever on tobacco consumption or smoking initiation or cessation. (b) The Government could purs
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Nov 27, 2012 08:40
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[New Zealand] UC researchers calculate the cost of smoking

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are interviewing scores of smokers about the cost of their smoking now and their smoking intentions next year and beyond, as the price of cigarettes continues to increase each year. UC postgraduate psychology stu
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 26, 2012 17:43
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[New Zealand] BATNZ Media (BATNZ_Media) on Twitter

Official account for British American Tobacco New Zealand with news and information for media.
Twitter
added Nov 22, 2012 06:00
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[New Zealand, UK] Smokers face backlash from colleagues

Many UK workers think smokers should be docked pay for excessive cigarette breaks, a survey has found, and the view is supported in the Bay of Plenty.
Bay of Plenty Times (nz)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:40
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[New Zealand] Video, text messages may help smokers butt out: Study

Text and video messages designed to help people quit smoking that come in on their cellphones nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters compared to people who didn't have such assistance, according to a New Zealand study.
Reuters
added Nov 21, 2012 03:52
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[New Zealand] Anti-tobacco group eyes 'smoker's licence'

Action on Smoking Health director Ben Youdan says the idea is one option which could help achieve the New Zealand Government’s goal of becoming a smoke free country by 2025. He says there is a need for people to be coming up with ways to help smokers qu
TV3 (nz)
added Nov 20, 2012 13:26
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[Australia, New Zealand] Legal reasons for (and against) enforcing plain packaging on cigarettes

Justice Heydon’s final statement, while strongly expressed, corresponds with the fear expressed by some intellectual property lawyers and brand owners that tobacco packaging could be the thin end of the wedge, with alcohol and even food liable to follow.
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:50
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[New Zealand] Man fatally burnt having a smoke

Staff at a Waikato rest home are in shock after an elderly resident suffered extensive burns - later dying in hospital - after a cigarette set fire to his clothing. . . . , and died later in Waikato Hospital. The man is believed to have been smoking in
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:49
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