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Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category

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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Blog | Will liberalising nicotine availability increase quitting?

In this blog, we discuss the proposed regulatory changes for e-cigarettes and explain some of the complex practices smokers must adopt when commencing vaping.

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Presentation | Regulating E-cigarettes: Exploring policy options around retailing

This presentation was made by Professor Nick Wilson at the Public Health Summer School in February 2017.

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Letter | A case study of smokefree outdoor policy options for a city

This study by ASPIRE2025 researchers used New Zealand's capital city (Wellington) as a case study to explore the issues and options for progressing smokefree outdoor policies in urban public spaces.

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Letter | Better Help for Smokers to Quit targets need evaluation and integration with community-based services

This letter published in the New Zealand Medical Journal discusses smoking cessation in hospitals and the need to improve the degree of integration and follow-up with cessation support services outside of hospitals following discharge.

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