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Hamilton’s Vaping Ban Disappointing For Smokefree Advocates

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 11:55 am | Alt New Zealand

Hamilton City Council’s massive u-turn today to now include vaping alongside smoking as a prohibited activity in smokefree areas is deeply disappointing and will hinder not help the country’s Smokefree 2025 ambition, says a leading Kiwi vape entrepreneur. ... More >>

Plastics Policy Positive But What About Cigarette Butts?

Monday, 28 September 2020, 4:26 pm | Alt New Zealand

A leading New Zealand vaping company says Labour’s policy on plastics is a step in the right direction, but says cigarette butt pollution remains the worst offender with their manufacturers yet to be held accountable. “Good on Labour for taking ... More >>

Vaping Smashes Cigarette Sales, Right Regulation Now Critical

Friday, 28 August 2020, 1:37 pm | Alt New Zealand

Revelations that cigarette sales are falling faster than ever, with vaping a major factor, is again raising concerns that the Government’s move to restrict vaping flavours and potentially cap nicotine levels in vaping products will only slow such ... More >>

Vaping Smashes Cigarette Sales, Right Regulation Now Critical

Friday, 28 August 2020, 12:50 pm | Alt New Zealand

Revelations that cigarette sales are falling faster than ever, with vaping a major factor, is again raising concerns that the Government’s move to restrict vaping flavours and potentially cap nicotine levels in vaping products will only slow such ... More >>

Alt launches vape advertising campaign before ban

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 3:55 pm | Alt New Zealand

The largest Kiwi-owned vape company is investing significantly in what will likely be its last marketing campaign before legislation is passed to soon prohibit all forms of advertising of regulated vaping products. More >>

VAPO Opens In Hamilton And High Street Auckland

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 2:35 pm | Alt New Zealand

Leading Australasian vaping brand VAPO now has 13 stores nationwide, with Hamilton and High Street in Central Auckland the latest additions – both bringing an environmental twist. Opening in Hamilton follows VAPO praising the ‘progressive’ Hamilton City ... More >>

MPs Must Amend Bill After Compelling Study On Vape Flavours

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:01 pm | Alt New Zealand

A massive international study involving nearly 18,000 participants has revealed flavoured vapes are over two times more effective at helping adults to quit smoking than tobacco flavour alone. Further, flavoured vapes don’t lead to more young people ... More >>

Draconian Aussie Vape Crackdown Will Cost Lives

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9:18 am | Alt New Zealand

The largest Kiwi-owned vape company, VAPO, is calling out Australia’s draconian crackdown at the border which it says will prove to be a death sentence to many Australians, with smoking rates set to rise. Australia has announced it will prohibit the importation ... More >>

Perfect Time For Govt To Reignite Campaign To Quit Smoking

Friday, 29 May 2020, 11:18 am | Alt New Zealand

“With so many Kiwis now keen to quit smoking, the Government needs to press play on its long-promised public awareness campaign to encourage and support smokers to switch to vaping. World Smokefree Day this Sunday provides the perfect platform,” ... More >>

Traditional Shoppers Not Going Anywhere - Vapo

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 11:20 am | Alt New Zealand

“Having a ‘bricks and mortar’ presence will remain critical as people love to interact with retail staff, see product, and seek advice,” says Ben Pryor, Co-owner of Vapo and Alt New Zealand - the largest Kiwi-owned vape company. His comments follow ... More >>

Lockdown Sees Vape ‘starter Kit’ Sales Up 30%

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 10:41 am | Alt New Zealand

The largest Kiwi-owned vape company says its R18 online sales for vape starter kits and entry-level devices have grown by a staggering 30% since the country’s Covid-19 Level 3 and 4 lockdowns came into force. Co-owner of Alt New Zealand and Vapo, Ben ... More >>

Govt Fails To Stall Non-urgent Business Reforms

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 2:54 pm | Alt New Zealand

The Government’s $12 billion economic package looks positive overall, but they’ve completely failed to reassess their legislative calendar which in many cases unnecessarily challenges small and medium-sized Kiwi businesses over the coming months, says a ... More >>

Vape Recycling Expands Into NZ Homes

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 12:06 pm | Alt New Zealand

More options available to recycle e-cigarette waste New Zealanders who vape can now responsibly dispose of their e-cigarette waste in two ways: drop off at Vapo stores or send their collected waste for free through the post. Last December, leading ... More >>

NZ launches world-first recycling initiative for vapes

Monday, 16 December 2019, 1:45 pm | Alt New Zealand

New Zealand now has the world’s only free nicotine vaping products recycling programme. A new world-first partnership between leading vape company Vapo and Alt New Zealand, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle, means that Vapo and Alt brands of e-cigarette ... More >>

NZ launches world-first recycling initiative for vapes

Monday, 16 December 2019, 1:27 pm | Alt New Zealand

New Zealand now has the world’s only free nicotine vaping products recycling programme. A new world-first partnership between leading vape company Vapo and Alt New Zealand, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle, means that Vapo and Alt brands of e-cigarette ... More >>

NZ company enters booming UK vape market

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:30 am | Alt New Zealand

Michael Mason manning the Vapo stand at last month’s Vaper Expo UK in Birmingham. More >>

Govt needs to read UK vaping study

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 4:37 pm | Alt New Zealand

“Compelling research out of the UK reaffirms vaping’s life-saving role. Here’s hoping our Government’s pending legislation reflects vaping’s increasingly documented health benefits for smokers,” say Ben Pryor, co-owner of the largest Kiwi-owned ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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