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Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category

Op-ed | Smoking in the car? Time to stub it out!

If the New Zealand Government is serious about its smoke-free goals and protecting children from harm, it is time to ban smoking in cars, write Profs Janet Hoek and Richard Edwards and Emeritus Prof Robert Beaglehole in this op-ed, published today in the Otago Daily Times.

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Blog | Will liberalising nicotine availability increase quitting?

In this blog, we discuss the proposed regulatory changes for e-cigarettes and explain some of the complex practices smokers must adopt when commencing vaping.

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Blog | Should Smokefree Indoor Areas = Vapefree Areas?

In this blog, we consider arguments about the indoor public settings where vaping should be allowed or prohibited.

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Blog | A Policy and Research Agenda for Roll-Your-Own Tobacco

In this Public Health Expert blog our tobacco control researchers outline findings from recent studies examining roll-your-own tobacco use and explore potential policy implications.

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Media | Smokefree 2025 Researchers Welcome Plain Packaging

ASPIRE2025 co-directors say it is excellent news that New Zealand will soon start to see the same benefits as those observed in Australia through standardised packaging.

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