Flaws in the tobacco industry’s argument that smokers exercise “informed adult choice” when they start smoking have been highlighted in a new study led by ASPIRE2025 researcher Rebecca Gray.
Article | Posting behaviour patterns in an online smoking cessation social network: Implications for intervention design and development
This ASPIRE2025 study aimed to identify patterns in individual use of an online cessation support network (OCSN), such as New Zealand’s Quitline Quit Blogs, and explore their implications for future intervention design.
Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track.
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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.