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Posts from the ‘Publications’ Category

Letter | Smokefree signage at railway stations: a survey of 54 stations in 11 local government areas

There is ongoing good progress with smokefree areas in NZ – but still some substantial scope for improving things at railway stations as per this letter published in the NZ Medical Journal

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Article | Modelling the number of quitters needed to achieve New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal for Maori and non-Maori

In this modelling study, the ASPIRE2025 and BODE3 research groups found that to achieve the Smokefree 2025 Goal, there would need to be additional averages of 8400 Māori long-term quitters per year and 8800 extra non-Māori quitters per year during 2018 to 2025.

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Article | Why has adolescent smoking declined dramatically?

This recently published article in BMJ Open considers the decline in adolescent smoking in New Zealand.

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Article | Estimating the effect of a potential policy to restrict tobacco retail availability in New Zealand

This study examined the possible impact on tobacco outlet density in New Zealand of a policy preventing new retail outlets from selling tobacco, but allowing existing retail outlets to continue selling tobacco until they ceased trading or relocated.

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Letter | The Smokefree 2025 goal: an opportunity for the new government

This letter calls for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal.

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