ASPIRE2025 co-directors Anaru Waa, Janet Hoek and Richard Edwards welcome Minister Salesa’s announcement that she intends to progress a ban on smoking in cars.
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Blog | What does the EY Tobacco Excise Tax Evaluation Report mean for reaching the Smokefree 2025 Goal?
his blog comments on the Ernst and Young (EY) report to the Ministry of Health, which evaluated tobacco excise tax increases as a strategy for achieving the Government’s Smokefree 2025 goal.
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.