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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-Cigarette News

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


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Baby. Bathwater.
Throw out much?

One would think the invention of reduced risk products would be welcomed by the
anti-tobacconists. Isn’t the very core of their existence the goal of reducing exposure to smoke and
smoking related diseases? But they are unsettled and unable to fully enjoy the success
of their regulatory labor and continue their march against e-cigarettes.

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