29 Mar 2019

The Panel with Tim Watkin and Karlo Mila (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 29 March 2019

Reformed smokers: How did you stop? Tips please. There's a proposal in the UK to raise the smoking age to 21. A health expert says the most vital element for lowering smoking rates is to prevent young people from starting in the first place. Ben Youdan from Action for Smokefree 2025 tells us where New Zealand's at with that smoke-free target. Kapiti Coast Mayor K Guranathan wants the National Library to block access to gun focussed violent killing games available on library computers nationwide. Despite many studies showing no strong links between fanatsy violence and real world violence there's still fear around online gaming. It seems that the modern wave of white nationalism is originating in the US and spreading elsewhere. The Christchurch mosque killer is a self-confessed follower of American white nationalism. Researchers from the University of Dayton in Ohio say that since the 1970s a few vocal white supremacists in the US set out to actually export their hate.