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Blog | Illicit tobacco trade and the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Goal: Arguments and Evidence

The NZ Government has published proposals for an Action Plan to achieve the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Goal. This blog is one of a series examining key aspects of the proposals to help inform the debate and submissions. Here we examine the illicit tobacco trade. We examine the extent of the problem in NZ, consider how proposals in the Action Plan could affect the illicit tobacco trade in NZ, and discuss ways of mitigating any potential problems.

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Citation: Allen Gallagher, Lindsay Robertson, Janet Hoek, Nick Wilson, Richard Edwards (2021) Illicit tobacco trade and the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Goal: Arguments and Evidence, Public Health Expert Blog, 27 May 2021 Illicit tobacco trade and the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Goal: Arguments and Evidence – Public Health Expert, University of Otago, New Zealand