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New Zealand takes on big tobacco in the race to Smokefree 2025

New Zealand takes on big tobacco in the race to Smokefree 2025

09 December 2021

The number of people smoking is declining at record levels.  Today Associate Minister of Hea...

ASH welcomes the Smokefree 2025 plan but calls for immediate action

ASH welcomes the Smokefree 2025 plan but calls for immediate action

15 April 2021

ASH welcomes the Government’s draft Smokefree Plan of Action released today and congratulate...

E-cigarettes displacing youth smoking in New Zealand: Major new study published in the Lancet Public Health

E-cigarettes displacing youth smoking in New Zealand: Major new study published in the Lancet Public Health

22 January 2020

A major study of youth smoking by ASH New Zealand and the University of Auckland shows that ...