1 Jan 2015
Excise and price up again
Excise up 10% and price of 20 cigarettes reaches
$20, and for 30g RYOs, reaches $30.50. Excise will increase
again on 1 Jan 2016.
2 Jan 2014
Murray Laugesen. Nicotine and Health – American Council on Science and
Health, New York.
special interest to smoking cessation experts and policy
This world-first publication
(71 pages, 137
1 How nicotine affects your
2 How smokeless affects your
3 Electronic cigarettes.
For a free copy see www.acsh.org and download.
For more details see
Health NZ has no financial interest in any nicotine or
tobacco product or business.
Business: Public good research, in particular:
on nicotine and tobacco.
Formerly Member, Society for Research on Nicotine &
Advocacy: Safer, effective alternatives to smoking.
Clinical trials and pharmacokinetic research
Risk profile testing of alternatives to smoking products
Policy analysis and advice;
Consultancy, to reduce heart disease, cancer, and smoking.
promote the health of New Zealanders
Traffic: This website
and End Smoking NZ combined: 10,000 to 13,000 visits per
27 February 2010: New Nicotine
cigarette gives fast delivery of nicotine to the lung.
Now published. For the full text report in Experimental
and Clinical Psychopharmacology, click here to see
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from this website provided
acknowledged as source. 2010
Dr Murray Laugesen
Tobacco or Health medallist
MBChB NZ, FRCS Edin, MCCM NZ, FNZCPHM Dip Obst
Managing director and public health physician
Professor, University of Canterbury (Dept of Pyschology).
On leaving the Public Health Commission in 1995 Dr
Laugesen founded Health New Zealand Ltd as his consultancy
company. Dr Laugesen has been involved in the prevention
of cancer, heart disease and smoking at national
level since 1984. More…