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Posts from the ‘General’ Category

Op-ed | When will hospo become part of the smokefree solution?

It is time that central Government stepped up and added smokefree outdoor areas, particularly hospitality settings, to its world-leading proposals for achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal.

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Blog | Illicit tobacco trade and the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Goal: Arguments and Evidence

This latest blog examines the illicit tobacco trade; the extent of the problem in NZ, how proposals in the Action Plan could affect the illicit tobacco trade in NZ, and ways of mitigating any potential problems.

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Hot Topic | Frequently Asked Questions: Proposals for a Smokefree 2025 Action Plan

The  ASPIRE 2025 Centre has prepared this Frequently Asked Questions document to explain the Action Plan’s strengths and provide background on three key proposed measures: reducing the availability of tobacco; reducing the nicotine content in tobacco products to minimal levels, and introducing a Tobacco Free Generation.

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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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Report | E-cigarette use and related attitudes and beliefs: Evidence from the 2016 and 2018 ITC New Zealand Surveys

A new report presents evidence on patterns of e-cigarette use, and knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about e-cigarettes among people who smoke and who have recently quit smoking in New Zealand.

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