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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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NEW ZEALANDERS HAVE A RIGHT TO RUN THEIR OWN LIVES SAYS BATNZ (PDF)

The Government’s proposal to force cigarettes into plain packaging fails to respect adult smokers who wish to run their own lives and make their own decisions, says British American Tobacco New Zealand (BATNZ). “There is already universal awareness of t
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 15, 2012 09:38
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[New Zealand] Our view

There’s no proof that plain packaging would reduce smoking rates in New Zealand. Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets of any business. Our brands are our intellectual property
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 15, 2012 09:36
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[New Zealand] Response to company’s criticism of new plain packaging research

British American Tobacco (BAT) has made claims that are illogical, unsupported and that ignore a well-established evidence base in its reaction to yesterday's University of Otago tobacco research announcement.
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:29
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[New Zealand] Researchers quick to bat against tobacco lobby

A University of Otago researcher has hit back at comments by a tobacco industry spokesman who said plain packaging would not reduce tobacco consumption.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:24
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