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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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[New Zealand] 2012 Tobacco-free Aotearoa Conference

This conference has been a great reminder of why the journey to becoming smokefree is so important. Our focus on ‘lifting our game’ has also channelled our thoughts about action into the future. Each of us has played a role in tobacco control, and each o
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 10, 2012 21:51
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[Australia, New Zealand, USA] TDM 5 (2012) - Legal Issues in Tobacco Control

Cigarettes, TPP, and the Wisdom of Product-Specific Rules in Trade Deals / The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as an International Standard under the TBT Agreement?
Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) (nl)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:21
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[New Zealand] Silence from ministry on plain packaging submissions

A month after consultation on its plain packaging regime for cigarettes closed, the Ministry of Health will not say how many submissions it received. . . . the October 5 deadline for submissions passed unannounced, suggesting the number received in oppo
National Business Review (nz)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:11
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[New Zealand] Solomon Tobacco slaps smokers with a 50 per cent price hike

Solomon Tobacco has slapped smokers with a 50 per cent price hike on its popular Pallmall Blue cigarette effective as of yesterday. The sudden price increase, which caught smokers by surprise, saw a single packet cigarette now selling at 30 Solomon Isla
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:16
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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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