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[New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Addiction to tobacco tax erodes smokefree policies

Eric Janssen (Opinion: Why smokers are good for NZ society) - a ''moderate, considerate smoker'' - has done something similar in terms of tobacco tax legislation. He has put his finger precisely on two questions that show where government smokefree poli
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:04
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[New Zealand] Hypnosis does not help smokers quit - expert

An addiction expert is warning smokers that some popular quitting methods do not work. US psychology professor Dr Saul Shiffman told TV ONE's Breakfast this morning that holistic methods such as hypnosis do not help smokers quit. "Acupuncture and hypno
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:47
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[New Zealand] BOOCK: Plain talk about plain cigarette packs

I've tried to help them in this regard, devoting today's blog to a plain language interpretation of some of their most recent posts on social network sites such as Twitter. Let's call it a Guide to BAT NZ's Alternative Reality: "Plain packs sends a dange
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 18:11
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[New Zealand] Complaints over cigarette 'advertising' thrown out

Ministry of Health legal adviser Phil Knipe says there is "insufficient grounds to support enforcement action at this time". Chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Hilary Souter, says whether the ads are advertising tobacco or not
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 05:44
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[New Zealand] Complaints over tobacco 'public awareness campaign'

A tobacco giant is being accused of illegally advertising cigarettes under the guise of a "public awareness campaign". The Health Ministry has received 14 complaints against British American Tobacco New Zealand's "agree/disagree" campaign opposing plai
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 25, 2012 05:42
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[New Zealand] Airport smokers about to go undercover

Christchurch Airport is stubbing out the practice of visitors having a quick smoke around the airport frontage. Three new designated smoking areas open today near the almost-completed terminal, to filter out the problem of smokers seeking protection fro
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:30
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[New Zealand] NZ Report: Smoke-free prisons a success

New Zealand's ban on smoking in prisons has been a success, a report says, but some prisoners are so desperate they soak tea leaves in nicotine from their quitting patches and lighting them by fiddling with power sockets and light bulbs.
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:29
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[New Zealand] AgreeDisagree.co.nz: Our view

We are strongly opposed to the plain packaging of tobacco products and call on the Government to reject the proposal. Below is an overview of why. For more detail, click the links on the right.
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 23, 2012 13:17
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[New Zealand] NZ Man gives up smoking to keep fingers

A meatworker from the Waikato has had to choose between keeping two of his fingers, and giving up smoking. Tamati Parkes, 38, has been smoking since the age of 11, but doctors told him he'd have to give it up if he wanted his fingers reattached after an
TV3 (nz)
added Oct 18, 2012 07:21
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[New Zealand] Tough steps to stub out smoking mulled

Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia said yesterday the Government was considering fines for smoking with children in a vehicle, banning smoking in parks and clamping down on duty-free tobacco limits. "We are looking at every option we can to stop pe
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 18, 2012 03:17
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