The proposed interventions in the Smokefree 2025 action plan go beyond traditional ‘‘business as usual’’ approaches, and implementing them will save lives.
Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category
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.
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.
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?
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.