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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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News | Janet Hoek of ASPIRE 2025 wins national Critic and Conscience of Society Award

Professor Janet Hoek, co-director of the ASPIRE 2025 Research Centre and of the Whakahā o to Pā Harakeke Research Programme has been awarded a prestigious national prize - the 2022 Critic and Conscience of Society Award. 

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News | Aotearoa New Zealand research features strongly in 30th anniversary edition of leading tobacco control journal

The March issue of leading smokefree journal Tobacco Control features a collection of articles on key current issues and debates in which Aotearoa New Zealand authors and content are strongly represented. Read more and access the articles here.

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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Blog | New Zealand: Ground-breaking action plan may help country achieve its Smokefree 2025 goal

This blog outlines NZ's approach to achieve rapid and equitable reductions in smoking, including some ‘endgame’ measures not yet implemented nationally in any other country.

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