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27 November 2018 - New Zealand Bans E-Cigarettes from Bars, Restaurants and Offices

Publié par Marion Coste le 27/11/2018

E-cigarettes to be banned from NZ bars, restaurants and offices in new vaping laws

(SBS News, 24/11/2018)

New Zealand lawmakers have announced strict new vaping rules that would see e-cigarettes treated more like tobacco products.

The country's government has proposed legal changes that would see vaping devices and smokeless tobacco products join cigarettes in being banned from bars, restaurants and workplaces, as well introducing restrictions on how they can be displayed in stores.

Announcing the plan on Friday, associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa said the introduction of new safety standards would also give assurance to those trying to quit smoking using the devices, while keeping them away from youths who don't smoke.

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New Zealand moves to tighten vaping laws

(NT News, 24/11/2018)

New Zealand politicians have announced strict new vaping rules that would see e-cigarettes treated more like tobacco products.

The country’s government has proposed legal changes that would see vaping devices and smokeless tobacco products join cigarettes in being banned from bars, restaurants and workplaces, as well introducing restrictions on how they can be displayed in stores.

Announcing the plan on Friday, associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa said the introduction of new safety standards would also give assurance to those trying to quit smoking using the devices, while keeping them away from youths who don’t smoke.

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Vapers not bothered by Govt plans

George Block (Otago Daily Times, 24/11/2018)

Dunedin vapers seem unconcerned about a proposed ban on vaping in bars, restaurants and workplaces.

The ban is being proposed as part of the Government’s plans to regulate the product.

Plans to change the way vaping products are displayed in retail stores are  also under way in a bid to protect children from taking it up.

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