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  1. Video for Smoking rates highest among teen Māori girls
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    Smoking rates highest among teen Māori girls

    Smoking among NZ students is at an all-time low, but smoking rates for Māori and Pacific students remains disproportionately high, especially for Māori girls.

  2. Video for World Krump Champ spreads smoke-free message through dance
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    World Krump Champ spreads smoke-free message through dance

    Born and raised in South Auckland, World Krump Champion Ken Vaega (Māori and Samoan) is on a mission to inspire youth to be Smokefree through dance. He is part of Hip Hop International New Zealand who plan to share their message through a series of workshops across the country.

  3. 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.

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    Smoke-free sector criticises "vaper-bashing"

    A Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece which criticises Ministry of Health vaping recommendations has come under fire from community members and the smoke-free sector.

  5. 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.   

  6. Video for Tobacco tax leads to black market
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    Tobacco tax leads to black market

    Increased support is needed for smokers to quit in order to achieve the aim of a Smokefree NZ in 2025.  Māori health provider, Hapai Te Hauora, warns that rising tobacco taxes will lead to a burgeoning black market, with low-income communities impacted the most. 

  7. Video for Tobacco Tax “beyond tipping point” – Dr Marewa Glover
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    Tobacco Tax “beyond tipping point” – Dr Marewa Glover

    Smoking cessation expert Dr Marewa Glover the continual hike in tobacco tax is a move towards criminalising smokers and drives them to commit crimes like the robbery of the Z petrol station in Wellington earlier this week. 

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    Wāhine Māori urged to switch from smoking to vaping

    Wāhine Māori and pregnant women are being encouraged to switch to vaping following the annual tobacco excise tax increase on New Year’s Day.

  9. Video for 10 percent tobacco tax increase helping smokers to quit
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    10 percent tobacco tax increase helping smokers to quit

    Early January is the busiest time of year for Quitline. It's the third of four consecutive 10 percent rises coming into force on 1 January each year until 2020. Many people begin their quit attempt as part of a New Year's resolution to give up smoking.   

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    Smokers to fork out more for cigarettes

    Smokers around the country will be paying more for their cigarettes today, with the price of tobacco products rising 10 per cent. 

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