New Zealand Does About‐Face on Plans To Impose Tobacco Prohibition

The new government in New Zealand has completely scrapped the tobacco prohibition laws passed by the previous government.

Tobacco will remain legal in New Zealand.

The screams you hear are from frustrated wanna be cigarette smugglers (and a few nanny statists).


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I suspect that someone may have looked at the lost tax revenue and increased pension costs associated with ending smoking.

The dirty little secret is that cigarettes are a cash cow for the government.

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What…another election with more leftist bull feces being kicked to the curb? I’m shocked. :sunglasses: :tumbler_glass:

Yes, I’ve suspected Cal’s attacks on vaping is to drive people back to the high taxes of Cigs. Even though vaping is better for people lungs.