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Article | The contribution of smokefree outdoor areas in achieving New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal

This research highlights a need for more commitment by local government to achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal.

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Seminar | Tobacco warning labels and plain packaging: How can we make them even more effective?

In this seminar Dr Olivia Maynard will provide insights into how we can enhance the effectiveness of tobacco packaging and apply the same principles to other products posing health risks.

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Article | Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

New Zealand children and teens growing up in smokefree homes are less likely to take up smoking, even if their parents are smokers, this ASPIRE2025 study has found.

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Blog | Standardised packaging: A new era in reducing tobacco marketing in NZ

In this blog, we discuss the importance of developing an on-going monitoring and evaluation plan around tobacco plain packaging, introduced in NZ from March 2018

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Article | Smoking prevalence among doctors and nurses—2013 New Zealand census data

This study, led by University of Otago in collaboration with the Health Promotion Agency, examined recent smoking trends among doctors and nurses in New Zealand using recent census data.

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