Regional smoking data
Smoking rates by district health board area
The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill passed its first reading by 118 votes to one. The Bill is being considered by the Health Select Committee.
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 anyalsed schedule B to provide insights in to the NZ tobacco market.
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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