Tobacco control advocates' suspicions confirmed as NZ Taxpayers’ Union caught accepting tobacco funding
Tobacco control advocates' suspicions have been confirmed as a recent investigation has revealed that the NZ Taxpayers’ Union accepted funding from British American Tobacco (BAT).
Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates the Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa (Waka Ama New Zealand) for its commitment to Māori wellbeing during the national championship festival.
After an increase in excise tax on tobacco on January 1st, communities and smokefree advocates are calling for greater protection of those most affected by thefts from dairies.
Smokers will be hit even harder in the pockets in 2019, with a 10 per cent excise tax being introduced as of today.
Wāhine Māori across Aotearoa are paving the way by encouraging other wāhine to switch to vaping following the annual tobacco excise tax increase on January 1st.
NZ Herald - 'Kiwi smokers urged to make New Year's switch to vaping for health and to avoid tax hike'
Smokers are being encouraged to switch to vaping when the Government's grip on their wallets tightens with a tobacco tax hike tomorrow.
“I want to quit cigarettes for my pregnancy, does that mean I can vape?”: Myth busting the effects of vaping
The government believe vaping products “have the potential to make a contribution to the Smokefree 2025 goal and could disrupt the significant inequities that are present.”
This week the Department of Internal Affairs achieved a successful prosecution of four men and an incorporated society for misusing the proceeds from pokie machines. They will be sentenced in the new year.