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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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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax Hike Passes With Some Objections

Most MPs backed a law legislating for four cumulative 10 percent annual rises in tobacco tax, though some had doubts about the way it was being done.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:48
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[New Zealand] Parliament passes historic tobacco excise tax rises

Associate Health Minister Hon Tariana Turia today welcomed the new legislation which will further drive down smoking rates to save lives and improve health.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:47
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax Doesn't Go Far Enough Says Doctor

End Smoking New Zealand chairman Dr Murray Laugesen said anti-smoking groups like his had been campaigning for a 40 per cent increase next year, followed by 20 per cent increases each year after that.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:42
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[New Zealand] Government approves price hike for cigarettes

The cost of cigarettes will rise to more than $20 a pack over the next four years after Parliament passed the Government's Budget Day promise to the tax on tobacco.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:39
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[New Zealand] Cigarettes to cost more than $20 in four years

Parliament's voted unanimously in favour of legislation that will increase tobacco excise tax by 10% every year over four years.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:16
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