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Posts from the ‘Publications’ Category

Article | Regulatory chills: tobacco industry legal threats and the politics of tobacco standardized packaging in New Zealand

This new study suggests that threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years.

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Article | The contribution of smokefree outdoor areas in achieving New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal

This research highlights a need for more commitment by local government to achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal.

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Article | Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

New Zealand children and teens growing up in smokefree homes are less likely to take up smoking, even if their parents are smokers, this ASPIRE2025 study has found.

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Article | Smoking prevalence among doctors and nurses—2013 New Zealand census data

This study, led by University of Otago in collaboration with the Health Promotion Agency, examined recent smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand using recent census data.

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Letter | Factors influencing the smoking status of ex-prisoners reintegrating into the community after release

The pilot study by a team of medical students at the University of Otago, Wellington was published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.

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