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Report | Awareness and support for New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal and key measures to achieve it

New ASPIRE 2025 research, reporting findings from the New Zealand ITC project, shows that most people who smoke or who have recently quit smoking are in support of the Smokefree Aotearoa goal and also many of the measures that could be taken to it.

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Blog | After the new law for smokefree cars for Kiwi kids, what next?

This blog discusses the passing of the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Act  and reviews some lessons from this legislation’s long journey.

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Blog | How the tobacco industry targets young people to achieve a new generation of smokers

In this blog, we explore how tobacco companies have continued to recruit young people to smoked tobacco; we discuss their efforts to infiltrate public health agendas while continuing to innovate with smoked tobacco, and explain why strong policies and industry denormalisation strategies are vital to ensuring young people remain nicotine free.

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Blog | Targeting a new generation – time for a greater focus on smoking uptake prevention?

In this blog, we argue for greatly increasing actions to minimise smoking uptake by youth and young adults so we can achieve a Smokefree Aotearoa equitably and sustainably.

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Article | Big tobacco using Trojan horse tactics to exploit Indigenous peoples

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.

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