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Tobacco control publications
Publications relating to tobacco control and smokefree law in New Zealand.
Published 12 December 2012The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12’ presents key findings about adults’ health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey.
Bupropion and nortriptyline aid long term smoking cessation but selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors do notPublished 05 September 2012Info-sheet on which antidepressants are effective inaiding long term (>6 months) smokingcessation?
Published 23 July 2012The Government has agreed in principle to introduce a plain packaging regime for tobacco, subject to the outcome of a consultation process. The attached document sets out the Government's proposal and rationale for plain packaging.
Published 17 April 2012These guidelines provide information to sellers of tobacco products to ensure that they understand the new obligations placed on them when the prohibition on tobacco displays comes into force on 23 July 2012.
Published 26 July 2011This booklet provides an overview of Māori smoking and tobacco use compared with non-Māori. It uses findings from the 2009 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey, presented with easy-to-use statistical information.
Published 14 April 2011In July 2009 the Government showed its commitment to helping smokers to quit by introducing a health target of "Better Help for Smokers to Quit"
Published 02 November 2010This report provides an overview of tobacco use in New Zealand, predominantly for the year 2009. It includes findings from the 2009 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey (NZTUS) and other relevant sources of data.
Published 02 December 2009This report summarises the evidence on the delivery of effective smoking cessation. It focuses on the ABC approach to smoking cessation which brings with it a more “assertive” manner in which clinicians can work.
Published 02 December 2009This profile provides key facts and information about Māori smoking and tobacco use compared to non-Māori. It presents data on daily smoking rates over time, current smoking rates by age group, the type of tobacco smoked, second-hand smoke exposure, the smoking habits of young Māori smokers, Quit services and information about Aukati Kaipaipa.
Published 02 November 2009Summary