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Posts from the ‘Opinion and Media’ Category

Opinion | ASPIRE2025 support of Plain Packaging in New Zealand

Leading researchers from ASPIRE2025 warmly congratulate the government on announcing that it will pass standardised packaging legislation within the year.

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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.

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Blog | The Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty and tobacco: no cause to celebrate

In this Public Health Expert blog we ask what the tobacco ‘carve out’ from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Treaty means for public health.

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Blog | The race to be the first place in Aotearoa to be smokefree

In this Public Health Expert blog, George Thomson and Richard Edwards detail some of the progress since 2013 toward Smokefree2025 in eight city and district council areas.

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Viewpoint | Potential new regulatory options for e-cigarettes in New Zealand

This viewpoint article on regulatory options for e-cigarettes, written by researchers from ASPIRE2025 and BODE3 , has been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.

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