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Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category

Article | Surveys show exposure to smoking in cars among Year 10 children is not decreasing: time for the Government to act

New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015.

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Perspectives | Should e-cigarette use be included in indoor smoking bans?

ASPIRE2025 researchers explore some of the arguments for and against extending indoor smoke-free laws to also cover vaping.

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Blog | New Standardised Packaging Regulations: Some good steps, but many missed opportunities

Thia blog discusses the NZ Government’s recently released Standardised Packaging Regulations, how the regulations could have gone further and suggests measures that other countries might consider including.

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Article | New Zealand tobacco control experts’ views towards policies to reduce tobacco availability

Dramatically changing the way tobacco is sold will be a crucial step in achieving the Government’s 2025 smokefree goal, according to this ASPIRE2025 research.

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Op-ed | Smoking in the car? Time to stub it out!

If the New Zealand Government is serious about its smoke-free goals and protecting children from harm, it is time to ban smoking in cars, write Profs Janet Hoek and Richard Edwards and Emeritus Prof Robert Beaglehole in this op-ed, published today in the Otago Daily Times.

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