Thank you to Professor Pamela Ling for giving such an interesting presentation on tobacco marketing, social branding and young adults. ASPIRE2025 would also like to thank the many people who attended, we look forward to seeing you at a future seminar.
Letter |Smokefree 2025: patterns and trends in references to the smokefree goal in political speeches and press releases
Analysis of political press releases and speeches from April 2010 through until December 2013 shows that, despite smokefree 2025 being a world-leading public health goal, politicians made only infrequent reference to the goal, a pattern that has changed little over time. Minister Turia made over half of all references to the SF 2025 goal.
Letter | Should New Zealand do more to help other Pacific nations become smokefree by 2025? The case of Tokelau as a potential example
In this letter to the New Zealand Medical Journal, we briefly discuss whether New Zealand could do more to help its Pacific neighbours become smokefree nations, using the example of Tokelau.
This research shows the potential for community campaigns to reduce smoking in cars, but legislation is still critical to ensure children are protected.
31 July - Wellington
4 August - Auckland
Mark your diaries now for this ASPIRE2025 seminar to be presented by Professor Pamela Ling.