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Latest ASH survey show less than 2% of Year 10 students use e-cigarettes daily.

Results from the ASH year 10 smoking survey show that in 2017 fewer than 2% of Year 10 students use e-cigarettes daily.Students who smoke daily were more than 25 times more likely to use e-cigarettes daily than never smokers. Fewer than 1% of never smokers used e-cigarettes daily. The survey,...

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New Zealand Defence Force to be the world’s first smokefree military

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) announced today that they will go smokefree by 2020.  The announcement call was made at an event in Parliament hosted by ASH New Zealand to mark World Smokefree Day. Commander Karen Ward said; “By undertaking a conscious drive to create a smokefree force, the...

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Former Prime Minister Helen Clark calls for politicians to unite for Smokefree 2025

ASH is delighted to announce former New Zealand Prime Minister and ex-head of the United Nations Development Programme, the Right Honourable Helen Clark, as ASH Patron.  On 31st May, World Smokefree Day, ASH New Zealand will be re-launching as ASH – Action for Smokefree 2025 with a focus on the...

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