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Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category

ASPIRE 2025 Recognised for Tobacco Control Excellence

ASPIRE 2025 has received the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand President’s Award, which recognised the research theme’s “exemplary efforts and achievements in the field of smoking cessation and tobacco control”.

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ASPIRE Co-Directors Welcome Smokefree Cars

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.

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Op-ed | Smoking elimination impetus must persist

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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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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