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New Research From Canterbury University Confirms Industry Concerns

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 5:06 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

According to Jonathan Devery, VIANZ Chair, a regulatory loophole, facilitated by an ongoing lack of enforcement by authorities, has led to genuine SVRs being forced out of business thanks to the rapid increase in store-within-a-store operators who ... More >>

VIANZ Responds To Paddy Gower On Vaping

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 12:22 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

The Vaping Association of New Zealand (VIANZ) agrees with Paddy Gower on the following: The health and financial burden from smoking tobacco is terrible. 5,000 kiwis’ die every year due to smoking related illness. If we are to successfully stamp out ... More >>

Government Has Enabled The Proliferation Of Store-within-a-store Vape Retailers

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 5:11 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

To compare the number of Specialist Vape Retailer’s (SVRs) nationwide to McDonald’s and KFC outlets is extremely misleading – McDonald’s and KFC represent only a small subset of the total number of fast-food outlets across New Zealand. To compare ... More >>

Demise Of Big Tobacco Looms With Rise Of Vaping

Monday, 10 July 2023, 4:07 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

A new study into the prevalence of tobacco carried out by KPMG gives a strong insight into the true impact vaping has had since it was introduced. “In 2017 less than 1% of New Zealanders were vaping and according to the KPMG survey, tobacco consumption ... More >>

VIANZ Response To Todays Announcement By Min Verrall On Youth Vaping

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 6:11 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

VIANZ supports the Government’s desire to protect our young people from accessing vaping products. Vaping products are controlled over-18 products; however, it is our view a lack of enforcement of the current regulations has contributed to our ... More >>

Open Letter From 41 Experts To Australian Health Minister Gives Insight Into Why New Zealand Must Stay The Course

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 3:28 pm | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

Forty-one leading tobacco and addiction experts from Australia and New Zealand have written an open letter to Health Minister Mark Butler expressing concern that Australia’s legislative “approach will have serious and harmful unintended consequences for ... More >>

Industry Body Takes Aggressive Stance To Combat Youth Vaping

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 10:55 am | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

Smokefree New Zealand is intrinsically linked to providing smokers with products containing the right nicotine levels to help them quit. The 2021 regulations imposed a nicotine strength cap of 50mg/ml nicotine strength, which has been vital in assisting ... More >>

Australia’s Prescription-only Vape Approach Fuels Unregulated Black Market

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 11:48 am | Vaping Industry Association of NZ

Jonathan Devery, Chair, Vaping Industry Association of NZ (VIANZ) When lawmakers in Australia classified vapes as ‘prescription-only’ in 2021 they inadvertently gave rise to an unregulated thriving black market that has exploded across the country. ... More >>




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