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Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category

Op-ed | How can we make World Smokefree Day irrelevant by 2025?

In this op-ed published in The Spinoff, ASPIRE2025 researchers explain how we can build on existing success to make New Zealand almost entirely smokefree by 2025.

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Blog | Smoke, heat or vapour? Ideas for risk-proportionate regulation to make World Smokefree Day irrelevant by 2025

This blog considers the Ministry of Health’s recent announcement of its intent to introduce risk-proportionate regulation for vaping and tobacco products. It was led by ASPIRE 2025 with input from many in the tobacco control sector.

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Blog | Standardised packaging: A new era in reducing tobacco marketing in NZ

In this blog, we discuss the importance of developing an on-going monitoring and evaluation plan around tobacco plain packaging, introduced in NZ from March 2018

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Blog | Can we manage dual use of smoking and vaping more effectively?

This blog summarises a recent ASPIRE2025 study which explored dual use of cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)

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Blog | Smokefree cars legislation: Should the new government make this a priority?

This blog briefly reviews the case for the prioritisation by the new Government of a law for smokefree cars carrying children.

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