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US vaping ban data, a wake-up call for NZ Govt

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:38 am | Alt New Zealand

“The New Zealand Government needs to urgently take stock of a worrying return to deadly cigarette smoking in the US, before it introduces legislation to restrict vaping products here.” More >>

World first: Vaping product now in pharmacies

Monday, 21 October 2019, 3:57 pm | Alt New Zealand

Believed to be a world-first, a vaping system branded specifically for the healthcare sector is now available in many pharmacies throughout New Zealand. More >>

Surge strategy on vaping gives Govt the answers

Monday, 7 October 2019, 1:37 pm | Alt New Zealand

“Having international anti-smoking experts like David Sweanor in the country promoting vaping as the best solution to smoking is being well received. I just hope the Government is also listening to the experts calling for regulation that works,” says Jonathan ... More >>

Ex-smoker backlash builds against vaping flavour ban

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:37 pm | Alt New Zealand

“Kiwi ex-smokers are mobilising against the Government’s plans to drastically limit vaping flavours. Flavours have been key to them quitting tobacco and they now just want other smokers to have the same chance,” says Jonathan Devery, co-owner ... More >>

Limiting vaping flavours, a knee-jerk reaction

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:15 am | Alt New Zealand

“Banning most vaping flavours is like banning flavours in low-calorie drinks and food. It makes no sense whatsoever and won’t help anyone.” More >>

Auckland Uni vaping research perfectly timed

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 8:01 am | Alt New Zealand

A media statement from The University of Auckland titled ‘Vaping helps smokers quit’ is perfectly timed, says Ben Pryor, co-owner of the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company, Alt New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi vaping campaign attracts international attention

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 2:08 pm | Alt New Zealand

The latest marketing campaign by the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company is attracting international attention. More >>

Kiwi vaping campaign attracts international attention

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:29 am | Alt New Zealand

The latest marketing campaign by the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company is attracting international attention. More >>

Vaping campaign set to launch, possibly one of the last

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:14 pm | Alt New Zealand

Launching the latest and possibly the last significant marketing campaign for vaping, the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company is both unapologetic and frustrated. More >>

MOH says no vaping issues here, let’s keep it that way

Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:55 am | Alt New Zealand

“New Zealanders can be reassured by the latest confirmation from the Ministry of Health that there have been no reported mystery lung illnesses linked anyway to vaping here, says Ben Pryor, Director of Alt New Zealand – the largest Kiwi-owned ... More >>

News coverage hinders Smoke-free, says vaping boss

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 9:52 am | Alt New Zealand

“It’s disappointing that news out of the United States of hospitalisations linked to illegal street drugs is somehow seen as relevant to the New Zealand vaping scene,” says Ben Pryor, Director of Alt New Zealand – the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company. More >>

Councils stigmatising vaping hinders Smoke Free strategy

Sunday, 28 July 2019, 2:33 pm | Alt New Zealand

“The move to ban vaping in three Waikato town centres is sadly based on snobbery not scientific evidence,” says Jonathan Devery, Director of Alt New Zealand – the largest Kiwi-owned vaping company. More >>

Minister’s intentions would kill off Smoke Free 2025

Sunday, 21 July 2019, 12:32 pm | Alt New Zealand

Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa seems intent on ensuring the Government’s vaping legislation will heavily target flavours and nicotine levels – a move that would be completely counterproductive to helping Kiwis quit smoking and achieving ... More >>

'The Check Up’ TV show falls short for smokers

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:42 am | Alt New Zealand

TVNZ’s new myth-busting television show, The Check Up, did well to dispel some myths around vaping. However, it unfortunately missed a golden opportunity to help more Kiwis quit smoking. More >>

Parliament does well to separate smoking from vaping

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:55 am | Alt New Zealand

“Good on the Government for banning smoking in vehicles when there are children inside. We wholeheartedly support this move and we’re pleased Parliament’s dealing with this issue separately to vaping,” says Jonathan Devery, director of Alt New ... More >>

Asthma organisation hindering Smoke Free 2025

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:07 pm | Alt New Zealand

Asthma organisation hindering Smoke Free 2025 The Asthma And Respiratory Foundation’s overt criticism of the Government’s Vaping Facts website, and vaping generally, puts them in direct conflict with many senior health organisations and significant ... More >>

Govt’s ‘vaping to quit smoking’ website applauded

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 2:27 pm | Alt New Zealand

Today New Zealand has moved one step closer to being smokefree, according to the largest New Zealand-owned vaping business. The claim follows this morning’s launch of the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and Ministry of Health’s Vaping Facts website ... More >>

Smokefree Day needed vaping myths to be busted

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 12:27 pm | Alt New Zealand

Hard on the heels of World Smokefree Day yesterday, the largest New Zealand-owned vaping company has come out keen to smash lingering myths about vaping which it believes continue to hamper the country’s smokefree aspiration. More >>

1,000th outlet milestone for Kiwi vaping business

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 11:20 am | Alt New Zealand

The largest Kiwi-owned vaping business has reached an incredible milestone after opening its first shop on Auckland’s Dominion Road just two years ago. More >>

Confirmed: Govt’s official view on vaping changes

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 8:56 am | Alt New Zealand

The Government is set to publicly revise its view on vaping with details of its new position and legislative timetable released today by two key vaping industry leaders. More >>

 

 

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