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Posts from the ‘General’ Category

Blog I Regulating vaping and new nicotine products: Are tobacco companies’ goals aligned with public health objectives?

In this University of Otago Public Health Expert blog, ASPIRE researchers Lindsay Robertson, Janet Hoek, Anna Gilmore, Richard Edwards and Anaru Waa explore what BAT's internal documents reveal about their motivations on vaping and related products.

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Call for public submissions: Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill.

Recently the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill was introduced to parliament. Public submissions are now being called for the bill and these close on 1 April.

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Seminar | Working towards a Smokefree future: what does the research tell us?

Join us in person or by weblink for this ASPIRE2025 seminar in Rotorua on Friday 20 March to hear the latest research on working towards a smokefree future.

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Article | The long-term supply of tobacco and nicotine: Some goals, principles and policy implications

In this article recently published in the international journal, Tobacco Control, University of Otago researchers argue that tobacco and nicotine products should not be treated as normal consumer products, because of their addictive and hazardous nature.

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Article | Beliefs among Adult Smokers and Quitters about Nicotine and De-nicotinized Cigarettes in the 2016-17 ITC New Zealand survey

A newly published paper from the NZ ITC project found high levels of support among smokers for removing the nicotine from cigarettes to make them less addictive, and strong interest in trying such products.

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