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Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category

Op-ed | World-leading action plan on smoking will reduce harm

The proposed interventions in the Smokefree 2025 action plan go beyond traditional ‘‘business as usual’’ approaches, and implementing them will save lives.

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Article | Has increasing internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking?

This study investigates whether rising internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking between 2012 and 2018 in New Zealand, and explores the association between smoking and different types of internet use.

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Op-ed | When will hospo become part of the smokefree solution?

It is time that central Government stepped up and added smokefree outdoor areas, particularly hospitality settings, to its world-leading proposals for achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal.

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

This latest blog examines the illicit tobacco trade; the extent of the problem in NZ, how proposals in the Action Plan could affect the illicit tobacco trade in NZ, and ways of mitigating any potential problems.

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Letter | A qualitative analysis of how people who smoke and manage lower incomes perceive the Smokefree 2025 goal

This letter outlines findings from a qualitative study undertaken with people who smoke and also experience high material deprivation. 

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