Plain Packaging Consultation – Release of Background Documents and Information

In response to, and in anticipation of, requests for the release of key policy development papers and other background information held by Ministers and Government agencies in relation to plain packaging of tobacco products, a number of documents will be made available through this page.

The following documents will be released by Wednesday 25 July 2012

Cabinet papers and Cabinet minutes relating to:

  1. the Government’s agreement in principle to introduce plain packaging subject to consultation (March/April 2012)
  2. the approval of the consultation document (June/July 2012)

Departmental reports and aide-memoires to Ministers, relating to the March/April and June/July 2012 plain packaging cabinet papers.

Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products: Approval of Draft Consultation Document

Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

Ministry of Health Aide Memoire (2 July 2012) to Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Health

Ministry of Health Report 20120818 to Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Health

Consumer Affairs portfolio feedback

Police portfolio feedback

Ministry of Health Aide Memoire (3 April 2012) to Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Health

Ministry of Health Report 20120335 to Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Health

Ministry of Economic Development

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade submission to Minister of Trade (16 April 2012)

Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

Ministry of Economic Development

Correspondence from Philip Morris (New Zealand) Ltd to Hon Tariana Turia

This page will also be updated on Wednesday 1 August 2012 to provide further background information held by Ministers and Government agencies in relation to plain packaging of tobacco products.

Some material may need to be withheld from the documents and information where applicable under relevant provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.
 

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