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
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.
Findings from this new paper published from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) NZ survey provide the most in-depth description of patterns of vaping use among New Zealand smokers from population-based data.
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.