New Zealand aiming to be "smoke free" by 2025


In a series of proposals known as the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan, New Zealand is striving to eliminate tobacco sales for the entire country. Eventually, the country plans to prohibit the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2004, but will begin by implementing measures like gradually increasing the legal smoking age, reducing the amount of nicotine allowed in tobacco, and set a minimum price all tobacco products. — Read the rest