NZ government gets tough on smoking with aim to st

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New Zealanders may soon be able to buy cigarettes only from pharmacies and other licensed outletsThere may be individual health-care workers who volunteer to travel t, with anyone born in 2004 or later never legally allowed to buy tobacco products across the Tasmanwe are simply not in a position to send our health care workers outsid.

The proposals are part of the Labour government’s discussion document released on Thursday outlining how it can meet its ambitious “Smokefree 2025” target.

It wants to make cigarettes and other tobacco products both less available and less appealing as the country moves towards a “smoke-free generation”.

At its most extremeThe entry into Japan — where international borders have been virtually sealed for a year — of 15,000 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and thousands of other officials, according to Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall, that might mean anyone born after January 1, 2004, was banned from buying tobacco products. This would effectively eventually phase out the legal sale of tobacco products in New Zealand.

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