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    Removal of tobacco displays working- study

    A new study suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.The research included Year 10 students (age 14-15) at schools across New Zealand.

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    Native Affairs- A Racist Tax?

    “Racist” is how one academic describes the government's plans to tax tobacco an extra 10% every year, for the next four years. Dr Marewa Glover says despite a decade of tax hikes, there has been no significant drop in Māori smoking rates.  So, the new tax regime will be an unfair burden for Māori smokers.

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    Plain packaging by 2017

    Plain cigarette packets could hit the NZ shelves as soon as next year as the government navigates towards a smoke-free country by 2025. Associate Minister of Health Sam Lotu-Iiga made the announcement today but sceptics say it won't have any effect on smoking numbers. 

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    Maori Party defend cigarette tax from racism claims

    The Māori Party is defending their decision to support the tax hike on cigarettes following criticism from one of Māoridom’s leading tobacco health researchers.

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    Tobacco tax increase forces long-time smoker to quit

    The National Māori Tobacco Control Leadership Service is calling for a 20% tobacco tax increase.  The group put forward the proposal in its submission to the Government's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee.

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    Call For 20% Tobacco Tax Increase

    The National Māori Tobacco Control Leadership Service is calling for a 20% tobacco tax increase.

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    Strong criticism of Govt over stubbornly high Māori smoking rates

    Leading tobacco researchers and public health advocates say the Government is not doing enough to address tobacco-related harm against Māori.

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    Native Affairs Summer Series – A Single Issue

    With 2016 just around the corner, for some of you quitting smoking will be high on the New Year's resolutions list, and for one group of Māori women they're ruing the day they started, after allegedly being sold single cigarettes. 

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    Youth use social media apps to battle smoking

    Stop smoking campaigns do everything possible to deter or stop youth from taking up the habit. Youth now live in a digital era and health providers are tasked with the challenge of connecting with them through social media. It’s a challenge Counties Mankuau Health has taken on board and today at the Mangere Arts centre, they’ve launched their first social media exhibition.

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    Tobacco tax increase aims to curb addiction in the new year

    Although a tax increase on tobacco scheduled for the New Year will have smokers thinking twice about fuelling their addictions, anti-smoking advocates say stronger measures are needed to ensure Aotearoa New Zealand truly becomes Smokefree by 2025.

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