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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...

Progress for vaping in new Zealand, but USA and Australia stay...

Meanwhile Montana has become the latest US state to propose a tax on vapour products, as a Democrat senator pushes for a 14% cash...

NZ : call for smokers to be part of a quit...

The research will be conducted by the University of Auckland’s National Institute for Health Innovation, and about 1800 participants are needed. The aim of...
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