A January 2012 published study from the United States shows that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), such as nicotine patches, are no better than "going cold turkey" at preventing the relapse back to smoking after quitting.
The head of Philip Morris states that cigarettes are addictive and harmful. Many former smokers say that kicking the nicotine habit is more difficult than stopping such illegal drugs as cocaine and heroine. So, why not make tobacco products illegal?
Australia’s Academic and Research Network and New Zealand's Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network are working with local universities and research organizations to develop the first virtual “e-telescope” in the two countries.
Internode has extended the coverage of its Internode Business Connect (IBC) private IP network services into New Zealand in partnership with New Zealand ISP Orcon to serve Australian clients with offices in New Zealand.