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Event | Mahitahi Hauora ASPIRE 2025 Seminar

Mahitahi Hauora hosted ASPIRE 2025 researchers in Kerikeri on Friday 29 November, at an event aimed to feedback research findings to members of the Smokefree network in Northland.

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News | Is Youth Vaping a Problem in New Zealand?

A new blog discusses recent survey findings and media reports, and what is needed to improve monitoring of youth vaping in New Zealand.

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Debate | Should Smokefree 2025 be achieved; and if so how?

Richard Edwards of ASPIRE 2025 and Nick Wilson of BODE3 took part in a debate on September 24 organised by LEANZ (Law and Economics Association of New Zealand) with the motion: “Should Smokefree 2025 be achieved; and if so how?”. Further details and the slides from the presentations are available by clicking the link: 'read more' below.

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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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Whakahā o Te Pā Harakeke ropū launches tobacco research programme

On Thursday 22nd of August, the tobacco control sector and community members were welcomed onto Kōkiri Marae to celebrate the launch of Whakahā o Te Pā Harakeke; a five-year research programme funded by the Health Research Council.

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