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Strong public support for smokefree cars

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:34 am | Action On Smoking And Health

A new survey conducted for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) by UMR shows over 90 per cent of New Zealanders back a law change on smoking in cars with children. More >>

Duty-free change helps stop undercutting of smokefree policy

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 5:16 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says Government changes in the duty-free allowance from 200 to 50 cigarettes will stop tobacco tax increases being eroded by tax free tobacco. More >>

ASH Year 10 survey by DHB region

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 4:19 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey by DHB results are: More >>

ASH Year 10 Survey shows drop in youth smoking

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 2:27 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows only 3.2 per cent of Year 10 students are smoking daily. This compares to 4.1 per cent in the previous year. More >>

No drop in daily youth smoking

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 11:11 am | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows youth smoking has not decreased. More >>

Plain packs move right call but no need for delay, says ASH

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 1:55 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) commends news the government is introducing legislation on plain packaging of tobacco products, but says there is no need for a delay until 2014 with plain packing already in Australian shops from last December. More >>

More than 100 000 Kiwi kids exposed to smoking in cars

Friday, 15 February 2013, 9:54 am | Action On Smoking And Health

A new study estimates the number of New Zealand children exposed to secondhand smoke in cars at over 100 000 per week. More >>

Big Cig to marry pokie machine at SkyCity on Gamblefree Day

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 3:28 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Auckland's SkyCity Casino will be the venue for a different sort of wedding on Gamblefree Day, Thursday 1 September at 12 noon. Big Cigarette will marry a pokie machine in a street theatre event outside the Casino to protest against SkyCity's planned 'outdoor' ... More >>

ASH pleased Bill removing tobacco displays passed

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 5:30 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulate Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia, the Health select committee, and Parliament for passing the Smoke-free Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Bill today. “We are pleased to finally see ... More >>

Smoking survey shows daily youth smoking not declining

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 10:25 am | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey shows youth smoking has plateaued. More >>

ASH delighted Bill picked for tobacco display ban

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 4:06 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) congratulates Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway on having his Smoke-free Environments (Removing Tobacco Displays) Amendment Bill picked from the ballot of private Members Bills. More >>

Strong public support for smokefree NZ

Tuesday, 3 August 2010, 4:15 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

A new survey conducted for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) by research company UMR shows that nearly two in three New Zealanders support ending commercial tobacco sales by 2020. More >>

ASH Applauds Finnish Plans To Phase Out Smoking

Friday, 15 January 2010, 11:27 am | Action On Smoking And Health

New laws banning the display of tobacco products smoking in cars carrying children are the start of what the Finnish State Secretary describes as getting rid of tobacco "once and for all". More >>

Tobacco Company Workplace Nomination Outrage

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 3:36 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Te Reo Marama are calling for the immediate withdrawal of tobacco company, British American Tobacco (BAT) as a finalist for the JRA Best Workplaces Awards. ASH director, Ben Youdan says the nomination is nothing ... More >>

ASH Delighted With Inquiry Decision

Wednesday, 23 September 2009, 2:55 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is delighted the Maori Affairs Select Committee has approved a request from MP Hone Harawira to hold an inquiry into the impact of tobacco use on Maori. More >>

Tobacco is no ordinary product, warns GP

Monday, 24 August 2009, 9:23 am | Action On Smoking And Health

It’s astonishing that tobacco is on sale alongside everyday grocery items, says Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Chair Professor Bruce Arroll. More >>

Smuggling claims a smokescreen say ASH

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 4:17 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says claims by the NZ Association of Convenience Stores that black market tobacco trade would increase following a ban on the display of tobacco products are a gross distortion of the facts. “There is no link between ... More >>

Smoking holds one in five back from healthy life

Thursday, 30 July 2009, 4:16 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says findings from new research that only one in seven New Zealanders has a healthy lifestyle is sign that tough new measures are needed to combat tobacco consumption. More >>

British Smoking Bans Welcomed By Kiwi Groups

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 3:25 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Health groups welcome UK move on tobacco displays and urge NZ to follow Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Cancer Society of New Zealand welcomed the announcement tobacco displays are to be banned in England and Wales. The consultation by the British ... More >>

ASH welcome drop in youth smoking

Monday, 8 December 2008, 1:21 pm | Action On Smoking And Health

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) welcomes recent findings from the University of Auckland’s Adolescent Health Research Group. The researchers surveyed over 9500 youth from over 100 randomly selected secondary schools from around the country about ... More >>

 

 

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