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1 Jan 2015

Excise and price up again in 2015

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.

Of special interest to smoking cessation experts and policy makers.

 

This world-first publication (71 pages, 137 references) details

 

1 How nicotine affects your health

2 How smokeless affects your health

3 Electronic cigarettes.

 

For a free copy see www.acsh.org and download.

For more details see

www.healthnz.co.nz/News2013

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Dr Murray Laugesen

QSO for public services

WHO Tobacco or Health medallist

MBChB NZ, FRCS Edin, MCCM NZ, FNZCPHM Dip Obst

Managing director and public health physician

Adjunct 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

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