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'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 >>

Porirua’s vaping ban missed opportunity

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:05 pm | Alt New Zealand

Media release Alt New Zealand Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Porirua’s vaping ban missed opportunity Porirua City is set to expand its smokefree areas to include beaches, the city centre and all council-owned and managed sites. The ban will also include ... More >>

Porirua’s vaping ban missed opportunity

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 4:03 pm | Alt New Zealand

Porirua City is set to expand its smokefree areas to include beaches, the city centre and all council-owned and managed sites. The ban will also include vaping and e-cigarettes which disappoints one leading Kiwi vaping entrepreneur, describing the move as completely ... More >>

Vaping very low among young teens and no gateway

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 9:22 am | Alt New Zealand

New research shows record few Year 10 students in New Zealand are smoking, while vaping by 14 and 15-year olds remains equally low and is falling. More >>

Kiwi vaping business Alt secures Countdown

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 12:48 pm | Alt New Zealand

The largest Kiwi-owned vaping business has secured a supplier agreement with supermarket giant Woolworths Group with its Alt-branded products now available throughout Countdowns. More >>

Wellington’s vaping ban disappointing

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 8:44 pm | Alt New Zealand

Wellington City Council’s decision today to make vaping part of its Smokefree Action Plan is disappointing and will do nothing to move the country closer to Smoke Free 2025, says the co-owner of New Zealand’s largest vaping business. Wellington ... More >>

Good on Hamilton for rejecting vaping ban

Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:09 am | Alt New Zealand

Hamilton City Council has voted to keep vaping out of its smokefree policy following a debate on the city’s Smokefree And Vapefree Outdoor Areas Policy and Smokefree Plan. More >>

Vaping key to Smoke Free 2025 goal

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:56 am | Alt New Zealand

It’s great the Government has announced it’s committed to amending the 1990 Smoke-free Environments Act. This follows Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa submitting a paper to cabinet in November titled “Supporting smokers to switch to significantly ... More >>

Council vaping bans misguided

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 3:58 pm | Alt New Zealand

Calls are getting louder for Wellington City Council’s City Strategy Committee to leave vaping out of its Smokefree Action Plan when it decides tomorrow – Thursday 7 March. New Zealand’s largest vaping business has joined public health organisation ... More >>

Vaping part of car ban, disappointing

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 5:00 pm | Alt New Zealand

“We totally support the Government banning cigarette smoking in cars when children and young people are present, but to also lump vaping in makes absolutely no sense,” says Ben Pryor, director of Alt New Zealand. “We’re surprised vaping will be ... More >>

For smokers vaping twice as effective

Monday, 4 February 2019, 10:43 am | Alt New Zealand

“We’ve long known that vaping is a very effective way to give up smoking but to have it now confirmed by the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is incredibly compelling,” says Jonathan Devery, director of Alt New Zealand. More >>

Vaping regulations needed to help smokers quit

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 9:04 am | Alt New Zealand

“Like many others we urge the Government to amend the Smokefree Environments Act when Parliament reconvenes giving vaping much-needed regulation and smokers a better chance of quitting,” says Ben Pryor, Director of Alt New Zealand – the leading ... More >>

Vaping company supports removing tobacco from dairies

Friday, 11 January 2019, 10:01 am | Alt New Zealand

Leading New Zealand-owned and operated vaping and e-cigarette company, Alt, is supporting calls for tobacco to be removed from all dairies saying such a move would bring considerable health and security benefits. More >>

 

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