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Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category

Blog | Tobacco product innovation in a smokefree world. Oxymoron or commercial cynicism?

Despite their public statements, tobacco companies continue to develop new products, such as flavour capsule cigarettes, that enhance smoking’s appeal. In this Public Health Expert blog, ASPIRE2025 researchers Janet Hoek and Philip Gendall report on their recently published study that examined how flavour capsule cigarettes appeal to non-smokers and smokers.

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Article | Estimating the effect of a potential policy to restrict tobacco retail availability in New Zealand

This study examined the possible impact on tobacco outlet density in New Zealand of a policy preventing new retail outlets from selling tobacco, but allowing existing retail outlets to continue selling tobacco until they ceased trading or relocated.

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Blog | Making tobacco less available is both necessary and feasible – New NZ study

This blog puts the results of the new study, 'Estimating the effect of a potential policy to restrict tobacco retail availability in New Zealand,' into the context of tobacco control options for NZ.

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Blog | How should governments deal with multinational consulting firms that work for the tobacco industry?

In this blog published in Tobacco Control, ASPIRE2025 researchers outline their concerns about the NZ Government employing EY (formerly Ernst & Young) to review tobacco tax policy.

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Report | Healthy playgrounds in New Zealand local government areas? An updated 2017-2018 survey of smokefree signage and drinking fountains

This report provides an updated picture of both the smokefree signage and drinking fountains in children’s playgrounds in NZ. It expands on previous work from 2016/17

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