New Zealand has approved a new law on the total prohibition of smoking which means the end of tobacco for the new generations.
it is the end of the consumption of tobacco for the new Zealand future generations, which is a new law implemented by the country created by the Parliament of New Zealand, this, places the country among the most restrictive against this legal drug.
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The new law prohibits selling tobacco to those who were born on or after January 1, 2009 with penalties of up to 150,000 New Zealand dollars adding that the inability to buy tobacco will last a lifetime.
The legislation will force the tobacco companies to reduce the amount of nicotine in their products, which will reduce the number of authorized retailers over the next year.
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, New Zealand already has one of the lowest adult smoking rates, and the government is still pushing to make the country “smoke-free” by 2025.