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Smokefree activists says banning cigarettes is premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'
That's in response to health experts who say banning cigarettes is the only way NZ will reach the smoke free by 2025 goal.
"It might be a bit of a shock to the system, not to mention the power bill." The sharp dip in temperatures this week does point to one of the coldest New Zealand winters in years, according to MetService.
MPs have been told New Zealand won't achieve its 2025 smokefree target - so do we need to ban the sale of cigarettes? Smokefree Aotearoa says this move could make criminals out of those battling nicotine addiction, and that cigarettes need to be unpalatable to deter smokers.
MetServices's Georgina Griffiths says this week's chill is set to stay, in whats predicted to be the coldest winter in years.
It'll soon be harder for Kiwis to get a gun licence. First-time applicants will have to undergo practical training as well as a theory test, just like a drivers test. Is this necessary?
Health campaigners have told MPs the Government needs to make cigarettes illegal. Hapai Te Hauora says there’s no way NZ will be smoke-free by 2025 with the government’s current approach, and politicians need to ban cigarettes in a few years.
German police are waiting at the aiport looking for truant families. Children are legally required to regularly attend school. So is taking them out of class for a holiday legal?
Is it OK to put a spare room in your rental property on Airbnb without your landlord's permission?
What's the secret to a perfect dessert pie? One pastry chef gave Jack Tame the answers this morning. Hint: make your own pastry!