New Zealand is not on track to get to Smokefree 2025.
ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025) is an independent organisation seeking urgent action from the government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal.
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Labour's 'panic' over teen vaping shows it hasn't learned from other addictive substances - ASH
23 August 2023
Ben Youdan, the director of ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025), on Labour's recent reaction ove...
New Zealand's youth vaping crisis clouds smoke-free future
13 August 2023
Ben Youdan, the director of ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025), on banning vaping issues. To ...
Calls grow for tighter vaping rules in NZ
30 May 2023
Ben Youdan, the director of ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025), on sources from where students ...
Why an anti-smoking group doesn't support a ban on vaping
10 May 2023
Ben Youdan, the director of ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025), compares the level of harmfulne...
Newsable: GPs, anti-smoking charity at odds over vaping proposal
15 March 2023
Ben Youdan, the director of ASH (Action for Smokefree 2025), on restrictions around vaping p...
We're winning the smokefree race - but it's no time to let up
30 December 2022
Emeritus Professor and chairperson of ASH, Robert Beaglehole, on 2025 Smokefree goal. To r...
Survey shows milestone drop in smoking among Pasifika youth
09 December 2022
RNZ reported today a result of one of the largest youth smoking surveys showing a low record...
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Vaping and young people: ASH position statement
Action for Smokefree 2025 (ASH) shares concerns about increasing youth vaping inAotearoa. We...Download >
Emeritus Professor, Robert Beaglehole's keynote Address to the E-Cigarette Summit
The E-cigarette Summit's 2021 London event featured a keynote address by Professor Robert B...Download >
Smokefree Aoteoroa 2025 Action Plan
The Government has released its action plan to get New Zealand to a smokefree future. The m...Download >
Smokefree Aoteoroa 2025 - fairness matters
ASH Chair, Emeritus Professor, Robert Beaglehole, presented at the University of Auckland, S...Download >