Saturday, July 13, 2024

New Zealand

New Zealand’s Tobacco Warning Messages: Losing Their Impact?

In a striking revelation from New Zealand, a recent study by the University of Otago has indicated that graphic health warnings on tobacco packages, which have remained unchanged since...

Don’t get sucked in by website’s vaping claims

Launched with fanfare two years ago, the ‘Don’t Get Sucked In’ website has failed to fire or resonate with young people and for good...

NZ MPs must focus on cigarettes, not vaping beat ups

“To achieve its decade long Smokefree 2025 ambition, New Zealand must stay the course when it comes to vaping regulation. The focus for MPs...

Anti-vaping campaign will only send NZ youth back to smoking

“By stirring up anti-vaping hysteria, New Zealand’s Asthma and Respiratory Foundation will only send more minors back to smoking and put the country’s decade...

New Zealand must not sabotage its Smokefree 2025 goal

“New Zealand is at risk of not achieving its decade long Smokefree 2025 ambition if commentators continue to demonise the most effective quit-smoking tool...

NZ’s next Director-General must review vaping regs and role

The attitude and actions of the next Director-General of Health will be key to New Zealand achieving Smokefree Aotearoa 2025, says the Coalition of Asia...

Organic medicinal cannabis a huge opportunity for NZ

“New Zealand organically grown and manufactured medicinal cannabis products will be in huge demand internationally, taking the country’s newest industry to a whole new...

Vaping advocates launch series to help each other

Keen for more countries to adopt progressive regulations around vaping, Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) advocates will come together over the next two months to brainstorm, download...

Medicinal cannabis regulations disguise solid progress

The medicinal cannabis sector is delivering for Kiwi patients. However, most of its successes continue to fly under the radar. This is partly due...

Survey proves non-smoking youth are not taking up vaping

Smoking among New Zealand’s young teenagers has fallen to its lowest levels in over 20 years, while very few non-smoking students take up vaping,...

Landmark agreement paves way for NZ grown cannabis medicines

New Zealand’s two largest medicinal cannabis companies have signed a supply contract that will provide Kiwis further access to locally made medicines and pave...