This NZMJ editorial discusses the next steps that are needed for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 once the current Vaping Bill has finally been passed.
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To counter tobacco industry tactics promoting ANDS and seeking to take advantage of Indigenous peoples, this article asks for Indigenous peoples, governments and others to identify and expose the tobacco industry’s attempts to enlist Indigenous communities.
Article | A qualitative analysis of Māori and Pacific people’s experiences of using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)
This HRC study explored experiences of ENDS uptake and use among Māori and Pacific peoples living in New Zealand, and probed factors that assisted transitions from smoking to vaping.
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.
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.