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[New Zealand] Peters speaks out against tobacco tax rise

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has spoken out against plans for further tobacco tax increases. Mr Peters, a known smoker, told a select committee hearing yesterday that higher prices for tobacco products would "thump the pockets" of low-income
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:31
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies 'running scared' - ASH

"It's a last-ditch attempt by a company that's running scared when typically tobacco companies in New Zealand have stayed in the shadows," says Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) director Ben Youdan.
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:30
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[New Zealand] Website for smokers' views launched

Smokers feeling marginalised and alienated can voice their opinions on a new website launched by tobacco company Philip Morris . . . Cards will be handed out promoting the website to smokers with their purchases from tomorrow.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 19, 2012 13:53
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[New Zealand] Tobacco giant steps up campaign against anti-smoking measures

Company spokesman Christopher Bishop told the Herald users of the site - myopinioncounts.co.nz - are able to register and discuss problems facing smokers in New Zealand today.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:56
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[India, New Zealand] Tobacco company award 'oversight' - Helen Clark

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark says it was a "serious oversight" a cigarette company was able to win a World Business Development Award, which are supported by the UN agency she heads.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 18, 2012 10:36
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[New Zealand] Winston Peters: Maori don't want smoking tax

WINSTON PETERS: New "Maori middle-class" are imposing smoking tax on ordinary Maori.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:14
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[India, New Zealand] Helen Clark criticised for tobacco award

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has been criticised for her role in granting a business award to India's biggest tobacco company.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:50
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[New Zealand] Cigarette-deprived inmates turn down therapy

The number of prisoners using nicotine replacement products has fallen by three-quarters, but some are turning down the therapy because they fear it will bring unwanted attention from other inmates.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2012 12:43
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[New Zealand] Retailers uncertain about hidden tobacco

'If anything, it might make it seem even more appealing'
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:02
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[New Zealand] Smoking increases pollution - study

Smoking significantly raises the level of dangerous air pollution in city streets, according to new research that has reignited the debate about banning cigarettes in public places.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:25
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