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Article | Going ‘Super Value’ in New Zealand: cigarette pricing strategies during a period of sustained annual excise tax increases

ASPIRE researchers recently found that tobacco companies have undermined the intended impact of excise taxes by creating new lower-priced brands or brand variants, and by manipulating excise tax increases in their brand pricing.

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Article | Modelling the impacts of tobacco denicotinisation on achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal in Aotearoa New Zealand

This paper explores the potential impact of denicotinisation of tobacco products as proposed in the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan.

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Article | A survey of the smokefree status of pedestrian-only spaces in 10 New Zealand local government areas

This study describes the smokefree status and signage of outdoor pedestrian-only plazas/malls/boulevards in 10 New Zealand local government (council) areas.

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Article | Has increasing internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking?

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. 

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