Election 2014 - Party Policies - Tobacco

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Tobacco

Tobacco

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  • Continue support for smoking cessation programmes. (more here)

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  • Reduce accessibility to tobacco products and ban tobacco advertising, with a goal to ban the importation, manufacture and sale of tobacco in New Zealand.¬† In the medium term cigarettes would be provided by pharmacies on prescription. (more here)

  • Introduce plain packaging and advance the tobacco control strategy for Aotearoa to be smokefree by 2025. (more here)

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