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Anti-Smoking Groups Need to Embrace E-cigs for Harm Reduction

In March 2017, associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner had said that e-cigarettes would be legalized and that New Zealand was adopting a low risk...

NZ Court Gives Philip Morris the Green Light to Sell iQOS

The iQOS device, is a Heat not Burn (HnB) smokeless alternative to combustible cigarettes and works by heating tobacco leaves known as Heets or...

Is New Zealand’s Smoke-free 2025 Initiative on Track?

In March 2017, associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner had said that e-cigarettes would be legalized and that New Zealand was adopting a low risk...

New Zealand: Plain Cigarette Packaging Gone Into Effect

As the plain packaging regulation goes into effect, retailers have until the 6th of June to get rid of any remaining stock of branded...

NZ Health Ministry Admits Local Tobacco Law Needs Amending

Philip Morris (PMI) is facing two charges in New Zealand’s court, after the Ministry of Health said that selling the HEETS tobacco sticks is...

NZ’s Ministry of Health Takes Philip Morris to Court

"It's the heat sticks that contain tobacco, and there's no problem that this product contains tobacco,” said Health ministry prosecutor Sally Carter whilst addressing...

NZ study: E-cigs especially helpful for specific patient groups

The study was carried out by Dr. Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences, community specialist detox nurse Moira Gilmour and physician...

NZ: Discussions about educating the public in relation to vaping

The meeting which included Chief Executive of the ARFNZ Letitia O’Dwyer, members of the scientific advisory board of the ARFNZ and representatives from the...

NZ: Most e-cigarette users turned to vaping to quit smoking

Most of the participants also said that in the morning they wait longer to vape then they did to smoke, and they tended to...

Shock FDA announcement delays key Deeming deadline

Unfortunately there’s bad news from India, where the government is considering total ban on vapour products following a catastrophic report from the ministry of...
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