This study investigates whether rising internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking between 2012 and 2018 in New Zealand, and explores the association between smoking and different types of internet use.
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Letter | A qualitative analysis of how people who smoke and manage lower incomes perceive the Smokefree 2025 goal
This letter outlines findings from a qualitative study undertaken with people who smoke and also experience high material deprivation.
Policy makers face the challenge of supporting switching among people who smoke while deterring uptake among those who do not. In an HRC-funded study, Otago researchers tested different on-pack messaging that could be used on ENDS products to achieve these two outcomes. Read more
ASPIRE researchers have published a new paper exploring how outdoor bar settings facilitate and normalise smoking among young adults. Read more
Letter | Why some people who smoke don’t persist with using e-cigarettes – new findings from ITC NZ study
This letter discusses new data from the ITC NZ study exploring reasons for the discontinuation of use of e-cigarettes (ECs) among people who had tried ECs in the last year but were not currently using them.