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Blog | New US Surgeon General’s Report – Ideas for new tobacco health warnings on packs or are different messages required?

The recently released US Surgeon General’s report gives “sufficient” evidence of causality for 13 additional health conditions (e.g., colorectal cancer, diabetes, and stroke from secondhand smoke). In this Public Health Expert blog post, ASPIRE2025 researchers ask if such information should be added to health warning labels on tobacco packaging in NZ, or whether other messages could more effectively deter youth uptake and stimulate quitting?

The full blog can be viewed here

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email: nick.wilson@otago.ac.nz