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Big Tobacco loses again in court

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:17 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health New Zealand (ASH) congratulate Uruguay’s stand against big tobacco and pushing their right to protect the health of their people. More >>

MP Marama Fox stubs out Big Tobacco in plain packs debate

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:08 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

ASH NZ congratulates Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox on her strong words in her debate with Imperial Tobacco spokesperson Axel Gietz on TV3’s The Nation. More >>

ASH Anticipates Progress on Plain Packs

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:54 am | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulates the Associate Minister of Health on an anticipated announcement this morning which will progress Standardised (Plain) Packaging legislation. More >>

Tobacco industry shouldn’t pause plain packaging

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 3:20 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Yesterday British American Tobacco announced that it was considering legal avenues to fight the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill. This followed John Key’s announcement earlier this week that he anticipated that the ... More >>

Key’s position on plain packaging made plain

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 3:39 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulates Prime Minister John Key on his announcement regarding the progress of the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill. More >>

Tobacco Industry nightmare, now a reality

Monday, 21 December 2015, 9:49 am | Action On Smoking And Health

Australia has won an international legal battle to uphold its world-leading tobacco control measures, with Philip Morris failing in its long-running attempt to challenge plain packaging laws under a bilateral trade agreement with Hong Kong. More >>

Smokefree 2025 under threat

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 4:26 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) calls on the government to pass a second reading of the bill on standardised packaging first thing in the New Year. More >>

TPPA Tobacco Carve-out Good News for New Zealand Health

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 2:57 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

TPPA Tobacco Carve-out Good News for New Zealand Health Last night’s announcement of the conclusion of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations included a major victory for public health – built in protections to prevent tobacco companies ... More >>

Can we have more tax please?

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:33 am | Action On Smoking And Health

Tobacco taxes play an important role in cutting smoking rates in New Zealand. Since 2010 taxes on tobacco products have risen 10% every year with an overall average drop in cigarette sales of 23%. With the last scheduled rise in tobacco tax approaching ... More >>

Strong public support for smokefree cars

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:34 am | Action On Smoking And Health

A new survey conducted for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) by UMR shows over 90 per cent of New Zealanders back a law change on smoking in cars with children. More >>

Duty-free change helps stop undercutting of smokefree policy

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 5:16 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says Government changes in the duty-free allowance from 200 to 50 cigarettes will stop tobacco tax increases being eroded by tax free tobacco. More >>

ASH Year 10 survey by DHB region

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 4:19 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey by DHB results are: More >>

ASH Year 10 Survey shows drop in youth smoking

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 2:27 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows only 3.2 per cent of Year 10 students are smoking daily. This compares to 4.1 per cent in the previous year. More >>

No drop in daily youth smoking

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 11:11 am | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows youth smoking has not decreased. More >>

Plain packs move right call but no need for delay, says ASH

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 1:55 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) commends news the government is introducing legislation on plain packaging of tobacco products, but says there is no need for a delay until 2014 with plain packing already in Australian shops from last December. More >>

More than 100 000 Kiwi kids exposed to smoking in cars

Friday, 15 February 2013, 9:54 am | Action On Smoking And Health

A new study estimates the number of New Zealand children exposed to secondhand smoke in cars at over 100 000 per week. More >>

Big Cig to marry pokie machine at SkyCity on Gamblefree Day

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 3:28 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Auckland's SkyCity Casino will be the venue for a different sort of wedding on Gamblefree Day, Thursday 1 September at 12 noon. Big Cigarette will marry a pokie machine in a street theatre event outside the Casino to protest against SkyCity's planned 'outdoor' ... More >>

ASH pleased Bill removing tobacco displays passed

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 5:30 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulate Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia, the Health select committee, and Parliament for passing the Smoke-free Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Bill today. “We are pleased to finally see ... More >>

Smoking survey shows daily youth smoking not declining

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 10:25 am | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows youth smoking has plateaued. More >>

ASH delighted Bill picked for tobacco display ban

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 4:06 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulates Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway on having his Smoke-free Environments (Removing Tobacco Displays) Amendment Bill picked from the ballot of private Members Bills. More >>

 

 

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