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[New Zealand] Plain packaging of tobacco backed by public - survey

University of Otago researchers say the public supports the plain packaging of tobacco, but a tobacco industry spokesman says the research proves little about real smoker behaviour.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:18

[New Zealand, USA] Tobacco packaging: Call to scrutinise lobby groups' claims

American lobby groups the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) and Chamber of Commerce have released statements saying plain packaging will not aid public health but rather pose risks for international trade. Prof Hoek said any comments in the debate s
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 04:34

[New Zealand] Research undermines tobacco industry’s plain packaging claims

"Findings from these studies show that current cigarette packaging acts as advertising and tell us that New Zealand must implement plain packaging if it is to eliminate tobacco marketing and meet its FCTC obligations.
added Oct 10, 2012 13:11

[New Zealand] Health service wants larger warnings on tobacco products

A regional public health service says people get more information on a cereal box than they do on cigarette packs and tobacco companies should be required to list all the ingredients on a card accompanying every product. The Wellington service's senior
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 9, 2012 07:19

[New Zealand] Quitline supports ‘a small city’ of quitting smokers

In the past year Quitline supported over 62,000 quit smoking attempts by New Zealanders. This is larger than the entire population of Rotorua.
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 9, 2012 02:17
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[New Zealand] Policy bans smoking in Hamilton hot spots

The council yesterday voted 9-2 on introducing the city's first smoke-free policy which will be self-policing, despite posing a disadvantage for restaurants operating in those areas who will be unable to provide smoking areas. The policy became active as
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 5, 2012 12:32

[New Zealand] Toby Manhire: Anti-plain packaging ads are driving me BATs

those Agree/Disagree ads are transfixing. You know the ones, with the white-on-black animations, presented by the people at British American Tobacco (NZ) in an attempt to engender reflection on the evils of putting cigarettes in plain packaging.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 5, 2012 12:30

[New Zealand] Outrage over smoking poster

The offending poster advertising "Bandit Brand" an American clothing label. A Hamilton student is outraged after visiting a clothing store, only to find them displaying a poster showing a model smoking. Claire McCool visited the recently revamped Wild
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:39

[New Zealand] Cigarette retailers caught in sting

Palmerston North cigarette retailers have fallen at the first hurdle with the new smokefree legislation with 25 per cent of retailers involved in a sting operation selling cigarettes to underage buyers.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 29, 2012 16:59

[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax And War Memorial

The Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products-Budget Measures) Amendment Bill, which legislates for four cumulative 10 percent annual rises in tobacco tax. All parties supported the bill, but many Opposition MPs were suspicious that the Government was more i
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2012 14:20
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