Last month Anne Tolley ditched the requirement that schools sell healthy food to kids.
Not to be outdone, minister for tobacco Tony Ryall now wants to make cigarettes more accessible to them too.
Ryall has rejected the health select committee recommendation that cigarettes and tobacco be kept out of sight in shops, choosing to favour the health of the tobacco industry over the health of Kiwi kids.
National, focussed on the issues that matter to you *
* unless they’re heart disease and lung cancer