Tagged: health warnings

Standardised packaging: A new era in reducing tobacco marketing in NZ - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Mar 14, 2018

Janet Hoek, Philip Gendall, Richard Edwards, Shayne Nahu, Nick Wilson From today, all tobacco products in New Zealand will start appearing in standardised, or plain, packages. In this blog, we discuss the importance of developing an on-going monitoring and evaluation plan around this intervention. We also explain why communications with smokers – whether on-pack or mass media – must be … Read More

Optimising the effects of plain packaging for tobacco – making Quitline information more salient - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Nov 10, 2014

Professor Janet Hoek and Emeritus Professor Philip Gendall Given plain packaging of tobacco products will likely increase the tension many smokers experience, simple measures that enhance smokers’ access to cessation support, and affirm their decision to try and quit, could … Continue reading → … Read More

New US Surgeon General’s Report – Ideas for new tobacco health warnings on packs or are different messages required? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Jan 30, 2014

Associate Professor Nick Wilson, Professor Janet Hoek, Professor Tony Blakely The recently released US Surgeon General’s report gives “sufficient” evidence of causality for 13 additional health conditions (e.g., colorectal cancer, diabetes, and stroke from secondhand smoke). In this blog post … Continue reading → … Read More