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[New Zealand] Govt facing showdown with tobacco giants

New Zealand taxpayers are facing millions in legal bills as the battle with global tobacco giants fires up. The warning comes on the first day of the ban on publicly displaying tobacco products, and as the Government forges ahead with plans to introduc
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jul 24, 2012 18:54
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[New Zealand] Cigarette packaging fight 'could cost $6m'

The Government has received estimates of $2 - $6 million for legal bills it could incur should big tobacco companies fight its proposal for plain packaging. Australia is to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products from December.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 24, 2012 18:49
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[New Zealand] No buts, tobacco signs must go

It was D-Day for tobacco advertising yesterday, but the peace pipe will be extended to retailers breaking the new smoke-free legislation for a period yet.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 24, 2012 14:11
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[New Zealand, USA] Turia feels US pressure on plain-packaged tobacco

Mrs Turia says she suspects the US is putting pressure on. "It is my feeling because there have been companies in the United States that have come out supporting the tobacco companies and one of the tobacco companies, of course, is from the US, so obviou
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 24, 2012 13:49
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[New Zealand] Tobacco proposal goes too far - Imperial Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand agrees with Prime Minister John Key that smoking is a matter of choice for people who understand the risks. However, if the Government is trying to send a message to people not to smoke and is trying to encourage them to qui
Voxy (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 18:18
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[New Zealand] Govt could be sued over plain tobacco packs

Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia yesterday released a discussion document on the Government's plan to strip branding off all tobacco packets. A regulatory impact statement on the plan revealed warnings of a possible "negative reputational impact"
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 18:07
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[New Zealand] Cigarette law forces shop owners to fork out thousands

Owners of a Victoria Ave tobacconist had to spend $8600 to comply with a new cigarette law - but they are not convinced the law will stub out the nation's smoking habit. Avenue Choices joined numerous dairies and shops around Wanganui and the country in
Wanganui Chronicle (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 18:04
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[New Zealand] Tobacco display ban comes into force

Cigarettes at the local dairy will no longer be in plain sight from tomorrow, as a ban on retail displays kicks in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:21
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[New Zealand] Next steps in tobacco control

With tobacco products disappearing out of sight in retail outlets the focus of smokefree initiatives now shifts to a consultation process around the introduction of plain packaging
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:20
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[New Zealand] Plain-packaged tobacco no sure thing

The Government is not committing to plain packaging of tobacco products, despite health officials saying it would help with anti-smoking plans.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:17
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