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[New Zealand] 'How far can you oppress somebody?': Anti-smoking campaigner says tax hikes aren't working

Tobacco taxes have been regularly increasing since 2010, under the National and Maori Party coalition. Dr Marewa Glover, a public health analyst and associate professor at Massey University, said their argument wasn't stacking up... "It's just a tax grab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:55
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[New Zealand] High rate of pregnant smokers a 'sad statistic'

Nearly 15 per cent of Kiwi women continue to smoke during pregnancy...women under the age of 20, Maori women and women living in deprived areas were most likely to smoke while pregnant. Smoking cessation services are targeting priority groups through sp
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:36
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase comes in today

It's the first of four consecutive 10 percent rises coming into force on 1 January each year until 2020. Roughly 15 percent of adult New Zealanders, or 550,000 people, are estimated to smoke daily, and smoking-related illnesses kill up to 5000 a year.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:29
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[New Zealand] 300 smokers call it quits after tobacco tax hike

Andrew Slater, CEO Quitline says, “So, so far today we've had over 100 people call us by lunchtime looking to enrol and get support for quitting smoking. We'll expect to see that sort of hit around 300 people by the end of today.” The Māori tobacco advo
Māori Television (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:42
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[New York] Senecas add tax-free gas, tobacco sales to Niagara Falls land

Tax-free gasoline and tobacco products went on sale Friday at a new Seneca One Stop outside the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The Seneca Nation of Indians opened a 24-pump gas station and convenience store on its 50-acre territory in downtown Niagara F
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 26, 2016 16:31
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[New Zealand] Smoking rates falling: Will we reach the Smokefree 2025 target?

New research has revealed the number of regular smokers dropped to 15.1 per cent in 2013, according to NZ Census data, which translates to a 22.5 per cent drop ...Maori levels were at 38.6 per cent, a small decline from 42.1 per cent in 2006-07.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:40
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco winning the battle for the hearts and lungs of young adults

Data from the 2015/16 New Zealand Health Survey released today shows that overall, 14% of adult New Zealanders (520,000) are smoking daily: 36% of Maori (172,000); 23% of Pacific people (51,000); and 12.5% of European/Other (359,000). Women and men smoke
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2016 20:04
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[Canada] Nunavut smoking rates high, but tobacco law enforcement low

Twelve years into implementation, no fines have been levied under Nunavut’s Tobacco Control Act for smoking within prohibited areas despite the territory remaining the highest per capita smoking jurisdiction in Canada. That’s according to Health Ministe
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:42
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