Tag - New Zealand

New Zealand wants a young, smoke-free generation

A completely smoke-free future. This is the goal of the New Zealand government, which has announced a strict action plan: the gradual increase in the age at which smoking becomes legal (which could even become Banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2004), The marked reduction of the permissible level of nicotine...

New Zealand: Cancer Society petition calls for significant reduction of tobacco retailers

Today the Cancer Society is launching a petition calling for a significant reduction in the number of shops able to sell tobacco. Cancer Society Chief Executive Lucy Elwood says New Zealand will not reach its Smokefree 2025 goal without legislation to greatly limit the availability of the most harmful consumer product in history. “Tobacco kills about...