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NZ: A Smart Ecig in support of pioneering behavioural science

Leaded by Pr Janet Hoek from the University of Otago, a study will exploit Bluetooth technology on Android and iOS mobile devices and a smart electronic...

New Zealand: Scientists put forward ecigs as a harm reduction perspective

For smokers, cigarette smoke is far from being comparable with other forms of nicotine delivery, including patches, lozenges, gums and other nasal or mouth...

New Zealand: Tax increase seen as a “backbone”measure for tobacco control

The Aotearoan Parliament consulted tobacco control specialists, on February 10, 2016,  among which Pr Murray Laugesen (Health New Zealand Ltd), Zoe Hawke (National Maori Tobacco Control...

New Zealand: The Very Low Nicotine Cigarette (VLNC) versus the e-cigarette

Tobacco use remains the single biggest cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in New Zealand. Along with many other organisations, New Zealand Health Promotion...

An Australian plea for deregulating nicotine vaping products

The Australian laws state that it is illegal to sell, advertise, and import for resale electronic cigarettes and related products that contain nicotine. Therefore,...

New Zealand: Counter-intuitive effects of law strictness

Not all ethnic groups are equal in front tobacco and nicotine addiction. Māoris who have higher rates of nicotine addiction and the most limited access...
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