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Plain Packaging

The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill was recommended by the Health select committee in August 2014. Read the Committee’s report here.     


ASH Year 10 Survey


Tobacco Returns Data

The Smoke-Free Environments ACT (1990) requires manufacturers and importers of tobacco to file annual returns. Schedule A is information about ingredients and amounts used in tobacco products.  Schedule B is the list of products, retail price and sales quantity. We have analysed schedule B to provide insights in to the NZ tobacco market.


Smoking Data

Census 2013 shows daily smoking in New Zealand is at 15.1 per cent, down from 20.7 per cent in the 2006 Census.

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