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Philip Morris International is facing two charges brought by the Ministry of Health over its Heets tobacco sticks. The charges were to be called in the Wellington District Court on June 2, 2017 but were adjourned at the last minute by agreement until more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

New Zealand’s ACT Party is backing the government’s decision to legalize nicotine e-cigarettes, saying that it is the biggest thing National has done to tackle poverty in a very long time. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Products

The government of New Zealand has confirmed that the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalized in the country. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM Products

The New Zealand Ministry of Health says Philip Morris International’s iQOS device is illegal. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Associate health minister Peseta Sam Lotu-liga has released a consultation document which proposes change to the legal status of e-cigarettes more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

The government of New Zealand is urged to be more radical when it considers the design and regulation of plain packages for cigarettes. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

At a Wellington ceremony tinged with sadness, members of the Smokefree Coalition recently gathered to commemorate 20 years of fighting smoking in New Zealand while lamenting the loss of government funding that has forced it to close. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

A crackdown by the New Zealand government on tobacco has been labeled racist and discriminatory towards Māori and other minority groups by one of the country’s leading tobacco researchers. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Tobacco control campaigners in New Zealand say they are thrilled with their government’s decision to press on with plain packaging for tobacco products. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM E-Cigs


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