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Posts from the ‘Findings and Views’ Category

Article | Roll-your-own smokers’ reactions to cessation-efficacy messaging integrated into tobacco packaging design: a sequential mixed-methods study

This study explored New Zealand (NZ) adult roll-your-own (RYO) loose tobacco smokers’ reactions to self-efficacy and response efficacy messages.

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Report I ASPIRE2025 Annual report 2019

We have just published the 2019 ASPIRE2025 Annual Report, which highlights some of our key achievements during the last year, including our new HRC programme grant, a new HRC project, and our involvement in the Cancer Society of New Zealand research programme.

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Article l Managing Smokefree Momentum: Young RYO Smokers’ Responses to Tobacco Endgame Strategies

The policy measures of Smokefree 2025 have made significant gains towards a smokefree future for NZ. Yet there is still resistance. Recent research from the University of Otago explores how young RYO smokers resist tobacco denormalisation and make sense of the stigma they experience as RYO smokers.

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Conference Report I SRNT, New Orleans 2020

ASPIRE researchers Mei-Ling Blank and Richard Edwards report some key updates and learnings, and the ASPIRE research presentations at the SRNT conference held in March in New Orleans.

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Submission I ASPIRE2025 Submission on Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill

ASPIRE researchers incorporated findings from their work and international studies into their submission to the recently introduced Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendments Bill. The submission is available via the Health Committee website and can be viewed here:

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