Editorial | E-cigarettes, vaping and a Smokefree Aotearoa: where to next?
An editorial by ASPIRE researchers published in the New Zealand Medical Journal discusses the next steps that are needed for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 once the current Vaping Bill has finally been passed.
Suggested priorities include robust monitoring and evaluation of the Bill’s impacts and introducing the long-awaited Government Action Plan including measures to strengthen the regulation of smoked tobacco products and reduce their appeal, addictiveness and availability.
The full article can be read here: https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal-articles/e-cigarettes-vaping-and-a-smokefree-aotearoa-where-to-next
Edwards, R., Hoek, J., Waa, A. (2020) E-cigarettes, vaping and a Smokefree Aotearoa: where to next?. N Z Med J. 2020;133(1517):14-17. Published 2020 Jun 26.
Professor Richard Edwards
University of Otago, Wellington