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  1. Video for 'Stop hiking tax on tobacco'  - expert
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    'Stop hiking tax on tobacco'- expert

    Last year, Māori spent $1 billion on tobacco, which equates to $723 million in tobacco taxes. But how does that money get Māori to stop smoking? Dr Marewa Glover is questioning why the government keeps raising the smoking taxes. 

  2. Video for Tax breaks for smokeless Tobacco sticks “out of order” – Cancer Society   
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    Tax breaks for smokeless Tobacco sticks “out of order” – Cancer Society   

    A Tobacco giant says it wants a tax break for its smokeless tobacco sticks which it claims are less harmful to consumers. But the Cancer Society says this is out of order if the product's nicotine levels remain the same and just as addictive.

  3. Video for Smoking in vehicles with tamariki to be made illegal
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    Smoking in vehicles with tamariki to be made illegal

    Smoking or vaping in vehicles will soon be illegal if people under the age of 18 are in the vehicle. It's expected the ban will be enacted by the end of the year, giving police the authority to pull over and fine drivers for the offence.   

  4. Video for Tobacco tax turmoil
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    Tobacco tax turmoil

    To keep the tobacco tax or to throw it out?  That's the million dollar question as the Ministry of Health reviews its impact on smokers, their families and crime.

  5. Video for E-cigarettes and vaporisers not without risk  - Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ
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    E-cigarettes and vaporisers not without risk- Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ

    The Asthma Foundation says unregulated e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco smoking is akin to introducing stoats to control rabbits. It follows the government's move to take a "less than harmful" stance to e-cigarettes and nicotine delivery products.

  6. Video for New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars
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    New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

    One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the dangers of second-hand smoke.

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