This blog discusses the passing of the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Act and reviews some lessons from this legislation’s long journey.
Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category
In this blog, we explore how tobacco companies have continued to recruit young people to smoked tobacco; we discuss their efforts to infiltrate public health agendas while continuing to innovate with smoked tobacco, and explain why strong policies and industry denormalisation strategies are vital to ensuring young people remain nicotine free.
In this blog, we argue for greatly increasing actions to minimise smoking uptake by youth and young adults so we can achieve a Smokefree Aotearoa equitably and sustainably.
New ASPIRE 2025 research findings have been published from the New Zealand ITC study showing that the 2018 plain packaging legislation made tobacco products less appealing and warning labels more noticeable to New Zealand smokers.
Blog I Regulating vaping and new nicotine products: Are tobacco companies’ goals aligned with public health objectives?
In this University of Otago Public Health Expert blog, ASPIRE researchers Lindsay Robertson, Janet Hoek, Anna Gilmore, Richard Edwards and Anaru Waa explore what BAT's internal documents reveal about their motivations on vaping and related products.