This Public Health Expert blog overviews the findings from two recent articles which explored how tobacco sales in New Zealand could be more effectively regulated.
Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category
In this Public Health Expert blog by Janet Hoek and Philip Gendall, they identify four key areas for improving on Australia’s legislation to maximise the effectiveness of plain packaging.
Leading researchers from ASPIRE2025 warmly congratulate the government on announcing that it will pass standardised packaging legislation within the year.
Letter | Is the NZ Government responding adequately to the Māori Affairs Select Committee’s 2010 recommendations on tobacco control? A brief review
Māori smoking rates have barely changed since 2011, and the Government is not doing enough to address tobacco-related harm amongst Māori, say leading tobacco researchers and public health advocates.
In this Public Health Expert blog we ask what the tobacco ‘carve out’ from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Treaty means for public health.