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Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category

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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Blog | Social Marketing for Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Reminding, Reinforcing, and Changing Social Norms

If social marketing can facilitate and reinforce population-level behaviour, then what is the role of social marketing in supporting the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 goal?

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Blog | The Case for Banning Cigarette Filters: Addressing a Consumer Fraud, Smoking Decoy and Environmental Hazard

In this latest blog, we examine the NZ Government’s specific proposal to prohibit filters and disallow innovations, additives, and other product changes that sustain the appeal and addictiveness of smoked tobacco products.

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Blog | Phasing out smoking: The Tobacco-Free Generation policy

In this blog we take a closer look at the tobacco-free generation policy. This is one of the key ideas proposed in the Government's action plan, so what does this mean and what is the likely impact on achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal?

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