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New Zealand Urged To Follow UK's Lead In Implementing A Free Vape Policy

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 12:57 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

Inspired by the United Kingdom's groundbreaking initiative to provide free vape starter kits to smokers, leading harm reduction researcher Dr Marewa Glover calls on the New Zealand government to adopt a similar policy in the fight against smoking-related ... More >>

Government Risks Undermining Smokefree Goal

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 2:16 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

The Government’s push to pass significant pieces of legislation under urgency risks undermining its Smokefree 2025 goal says an expert in tobacco control. “There is a huge risk that if the Government rushes through the Smokefree Environments and ... More >>

Parents Stopping Smoking Delivers Lowered Smoking Rates For Generations To Come

Friday, 4 March 2022, 2:09 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

Educating people about the health risks of smoking causes large and ongoing reductions in population smoking rates a new modelling study suggests. US scientist Dr Carl V Phillips and Dr Marewa Glover of a New Zealand based research Centre modelled the ... More >>

How Are People Who Smoke, Drink Or Use Cannabis Coping In Lockdown?

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 1:07 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

The threat of COVID-19 and widespread use of mass quarantine or lockdown measures to reduce the numbers of people who will die is an unprecedented experience. Whilst many studies are underway to understand how to beat the virus, fewer studies are ... More >>

Harm Caused By Excessive Tobacco Tax Mounting

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 6:41 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

Tobacco excise tax hikes can motivate people to quit smoking, but new research shows the unintended negative effects are increasing and more than just smokers are being hurt. The study, being presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco ... More >>

Interest In Vaping Legalised Cannabis Growing

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 6:39 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

A survey of 340 vapers at the Auckland Oceania Vape Expo in December found a majority were interested in vaping cannabinoid liquids if legalized. About a third (34%) said they would, and 37 per cent said they certainly would, try cannabinoid vaping liquids ... More >>

Risks Of Smoking When Pregnant Greater Than Risks Of Using Smoke-free Products

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 4:18 pm | Centre of Research Excellence

A review of studies on the effects of nicotine on pregnancy outcomes concluded that there is no reason to doubt that switching to smoke-free tobacco and nicotine products is better than continuing to smoke. More >>

Tobacco Control Expert Questions Budget Tobacco Tax Increase

Friday, 31 May 2019, 11:12 am | Centre of Research Excellence

AUCKLAND, May 31, 2019 – One of New Zealand’s most renowned tobacco control researchers is questioning the merit of the apparent Budget decision to keep raising the excise duty on tobacco. More >>




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