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11 April 2013 Health New
Zealand draft standard for
14 Dec 2012 A world first policy to reduce excise on denicotinized
cigarettes and thus reduce addiction
NZ Med J.
of Smoking survey continues. See opposite.
effect of e-cigarettes on quitting intentions.
2013 Co investigator on NIHI study of Denic
2013 Co investigator NIHI large ASCEND RCT
on e-cigarettes effect on stopping smoking and e-cig safety.
New Zealand Ltd’s research quest is for
safer product choices for smokers. See the company’s achievements
and future plan: www.healthnz.co.nz/Alternatives.htm
Celebrating 17 years in business
Dr Laugesen, Health New Zealand,
has authored over 40 peer-reviewed research papers, thanks to funders, co-researchers and reviewers. http://www.healthnz.co.nz/Publicnsall.htm
Denicotinised cigarette policy to reduce addiction
Research on the nicotine pyruvate cigarette substitute
RYO cigarettes – less tobacco but more smoke.
Research on (low) toxicity of electronic cigarettes
Research on Marlboro Ultrasmooth –
Health New Zealand
aims to research policies capable of reducing smoking and phasing out
cigarette and tobacco sales by 2020, in support of End Smoking NZ’s plan:
Health New Zealand Ltd was founded in July 1995,
published Smokefree E-news from 1997, supported ASH and Smokefree
Coalition’s efforts, and co-authored the most quoted research in
aid of the 2003 law making workplaces smokefree: http://www.healthnz.co.nz/SHSdeaths.htm
May 14: Oral submission to the Tobacco Inquiry of
the Maori Affairs Select Committee in Christchurch
on relevant company research results. www.healthnz.co.nz/HealthNZ_Oral_14May2010.ppt
2010 9 April: E-cigarette clinical trial results. www.healthnz.co.nz/News2010.htm
March 2010: 6712 visits to this site, mainly
for information on e-cigarettes. 45% from USA, 17% from NZ.
October 2009: Dr Laugesen
slide presentation on the electronic cigarette Oceania Tobacco Control Conference.
July 2009: Over 7000
visitors to this site, mainly to read or download
Health NZ research on e-cigarettes, and mainly from USA, but many from NZ
and a wide spread of other
2009. FDA report – actually shows e-cigarettes much safer than
conventional ones ecigarette.htm
2009. RYO cigarettes dangerous money-savers - Health NZ research coynews.htm