We call on tobacco companies to be held responsible for the costs of tobacco product waste and suggest cellulose acetate filters, which take many years to break down and provide no reduction in the health risks smokers face, should no longer be allowed to be used as cigarette filters.
Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category
Findings from this new paper published from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) NZ survey provide the most in-depth description of patterns of vaping use among New Zealand smokers from population-based data.
This NZMJ editorial discusses the next steps that are needed for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 once the current Vaping Bill has finally been passed.
New ASPIRE 2025 research, reporting findings from the New Zealand ITC project, shows that most people who smoke or who have recently quit smoking are in support of the Smokefree Aotearoa goal and also many of the measures that could be taken to it.
This blog discusses the passing of the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Act and reviews some lessons from this legislation’s long journey.