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.
Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category
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.
This presentation was made by Professor Nick Wilson at the Public Health Summer School in February 2017.
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.
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.