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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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Conference Abstracts| SRNT 2019

Research from both ASPIRE2025 and NIHI will be presented this week at the international SRNT conference in San Francisco, USA. Read abstracts here.

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ASPIRE Co-Directors Welcome Smokefree Cars

ASPIRE2025 co-directors Anaru Waa, Janet Hoek and Richard Edwards welcome Minister Salesa’s announcement that she intends to progress a ban on smoking in cars.

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Blog | What does the EY Tobacco Excise Tax Evaluation Report mean for reaching the Smokefree 2025 Goal?

his blog comments on the Ernst and Young (EY) report to the Ministry of Health, which evaluated tobacco excise tax increases as a strategy for achieving the Government’s Smokefree 2025 goal.

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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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