In this Public Health Expert blog post our researchers outline some of the possible regulatory options around e-cigarettes (alternative nicotine delivery systems – ANDS) that the NZ Government could explore and that further NZ based research could help clarify.
Blog | The Smokefree 2025 goal is in danger of receding – will the Ministry of Health’s ‘realignment’ get it back on track?
This Public Health Expert blog, considers the Ministry of Health's proposed realignment of existing tobacco control services and argues that more fundamental change is required to progress New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal.
Letter | Realignment of tobacco control services—will it be sufficient to achieve the nation’s Smokefree 2025 Goal?
In this letter to the New Zealand Medical Journal, the authors suggest that a realignment of tobacco control services will not address some key issues, most importantly the requirement that the Government should adopt and implement a comprehensive plan to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal.