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Blog | Smokefree cars legislation: Should the new government make this a priority?

Overview

This Public Health Expert blog briefly reviews the case for the prioritisation by the new Government of a law for smokefree cars carrying children. This would demonstrate their commitment to children’s health and well-being, respond to public and smoker opinion, follow official and Parliamentary advice, and fit with the research evidence favouring legislation for health reasons.

Citation

Thomson. G., Edwards, R., Jaine, R., Hoek, J., Ball, J., Wilson, N. (2017) Smokefree cars legislation: Should the new government make this a priority? Public Health Expert https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/pubhealthexpert/2017/12/11/smokefree-cars-legislation-should-the-new-government-make-this-a-priority/ 11 December 2017

For more information, please contact:

George Thomson
University of Otago Wellington
email george.thomson@otago.ac.nz