This opinion piece, written by the co-Directors of ASPIRE2025, discusses tobacco taxes and bold measures required to realising the Government’s smoke-free 2025 goal.
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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.
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.
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.
In this op-ed published in The Spinoff, ASPIRE2025 researchers explain how we can build on existing success to make New Zealand almost entirely smokefree by 2025.