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[New Zealand] Cigarette retailers caught in sting

Palmerston North cigarette retailers have fallen at the first hurdle with the new smokefree legislation with 25 per cent of retailers involved in a sting operation selling cigarettes to underage buyers.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 29, 2012 16:59

[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax And War Memorial

The Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products-Budget Measures) Amendment Bill, which legislates for four cumulative 10 percent annual rises in tobacco tax. All parties supported the bill, but many Opposition MPs were suspicious that the Government was more i
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2012 14:20

[New Zealand] Tobacco company sees writing on the wall for other products

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand says Australia is already seeing the flow-on effects of passing its plain packaging legislation. The company’s market manager, Paul Warham, says the New South Wales parliament is now debating a bill that would ban alcohol ad
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2012 14:17

[New Zealand] Tobacco Hike Bill Progresses With Unanimous Support

Legislation to hike the price of cigarettes made progress with unanimous support in Parliament today.
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:42

LAUGESEN: Smokers only allowed to buy deadly tobacco cigarettes in New Zealand? – Ministry of Health moves to ban nicotine electronic cigarettes

The Ministry's current policy misses the opportunity to improve quality of e-cigarettes. Import of the world's best e-cigarette brands could be allowed, and the rest excluded.
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:36

[New Zealand] Big Tobacco behind collecting signatures

I have blogged about the jobs being offered by Engage NZ on Seek and Trademe . . . The campaign is being run by Imperial Tobacco and assisted by Philip Morris. The happy little workers on the generous package and bonus scheme have been hired to go arou
Whale Oil Beef Hooked (Cameron Slater blog) (nz)
added Sep 7, 2012 14:07

[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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