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Health: Tobacco Packets To Carry Pictures Of Diseased Body Parts
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MayHealth: Tobacco Packets To Carry Pictures Of Diseased Body Parts

Graphic images of the kinds of damage smoking can cause will cover cigarette packets from early 2008. The current text warnings on cigarette packets will be replaced by pictorial warnings, covering 30 per cent of the front of every cigarette packet and 90 per cent of the rear, the Government announced today. See... Warnings on cigarette packets get green light [1]
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  • Smokefree Coalition - New Tobacco Health Warnings Only First Step [2]
  • Action On Smoking And Health - ASH pleased with packaging announcement [3]
  • NZ Govt - O'Connor: Addiction Treatment Leadership Day [4]
  • Background (May 2006) - Audio, Images: Cigarette Warning Consultation Document Launched [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00043.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00032.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0611/S00013.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00057.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00167.htm


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  • NZ Govt - NZ joins diplomatic protest at Iceland's whaling [1]
  • National - National offers bipartisan support on Fiji [2]
  • National - Problem gambling report must be made public [3]
  • Greens - Didymo scare shows need to up the ante [4]
  • NZ First - Saving For Our Future – Better Late Than Never [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00046.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00042.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00059.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00054.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00052.htm


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