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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Survey of vaping products in New Zealand
20 November 2021
A study by ESR of what is in vaping products has yielded some disturbing results. The study...
Health advocates demand a bold smokefree plan
18 November 2021
More than 110 health and community organisations, including ASH and all district health boar...
DHBs throw their weight behind Smokefree 2025
08 November 2021
District health boards are backing calls for rapid action on Aotearoa’s smokefree goals sayi...
Two parallel health challenges
01 November 2021
Selah Hart Mana Amorangi/chief executive of Hāpai te Hauora speaks about smoking and covid-1...
Stubbing out cigarettes for good
14 October 2021
An article in the Spinoff and penned by professors of public health, Richard Edwards and Chr...
Vapes are essential for those using them to quit smoking
08 October 2021
Vaping is a critical tool to help people quit smoking. For those who need to use vaping to ...
A critical time for Smokefree 2025
26 July 2021
ASH Director, Deborah Hart talks to Newstalk ZB’s Heather Du Plessis-Allan, “We are at a cri...
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Smokefree Aoteoroa 2025 - fairness matters
ASH Chair, Emeritus Professor, Robert Beaglehole, presented at the University of Auckland, S...Download >
UK National Health Service Quit Smoking Advice
The United Kingdom's National Health Service provides lots of great information on how to qu...Download >