THROUGH TOBACCO CONTROL POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES
Aim To reduce smoking and
its health consequences (cancer, lung damage, heart disease, fire
Health New Zealand, in its
publications to date, its current contracts, contacts, and
collaborations, provides a unique breadth of vision on tobacco control in
New Zealand, with views independent of government and industry
from individual smoker
to national policy development
from the uptake of
smoking to quitting
from laboratory bench
research to population epidemiology
based on Dr
Laugesen’s experience in
national government and non-government organizations
spanning many branches
of science, enabling science-based
advocacy for better policies.
electronically by newsletter or
with a global
perspective based on international contacts and every world conference on
smoking and health since 1987
with a historical New Zealand perspective based on 21 years in national tobacco policy
Company assets include a
superb collection of tobacco control publications and statistics.
PUBLICATIONS on TOBACCO CONTROL - Dr Murray Laugesen,
Health New Zealand.
Also see toxicitypubs.htm lessnicpubs.htm
TOTAL PROGRAMME: EVALUATION AND REVIEW
2005 Member, Working party for Tobacco Policy, using evidence for
better outcomes. Royal Australasian
College of Physicians. (RACP)
and Royal Australian and New Zealand
College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP),
2002-3 . Mission reports
on visit to Niue for tobacco control. WHO Western
2002 Review papers for World Health
Organization, Geneva, on
advertising controls, tobacco taxation, smokefree policies and monitoring
2000 World’s best practice in
tobacco control.: The New Zealand comprehensive programme. Tobacco
Control 9: 228-36.
2000 with Swinburn B. New
Zealand’s tobacco control
programme, 1985-98. Tobacco Control, 9:155-62.
1999 Tobacco consumption resumes downward
trend, 1990-98. Commissioned by Ministry of Health. NZ Public Hlth Rep.
1999 with McClellan V. Monitoring,
surveillance and evaluation of tobacco control activities in New
Zealand: an options paper. Health
1996 Chollat-Traquet C. Evaluating tobacco
control. Experiences and guiding principles. Geneva:
World Health Organisation, 1996. Acknowledged main contributor, one
1995 Smokers run enormous
risk - new evidence. Editorial. NZ Med J, 108: 419-421.
1995 Tobacco Control: 10 000
deaths averted and greater gains possible. NZ Public Hlth Rep 2: 89-91.
PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT SMOKING
2007 with Scragg R, Paper
comparing parental and best friend influences on daily smoking in
2003 with Scragg R, and Robinson E.
Parental smoking and related behaviours influence adolescent tobacco
smoking: results from the 2001 New Zealand
national survey of 4th form students. NZMJ 12 Dec , 116 (1187) www.nzma.org.nz/journal/
2002 with Scragg R, Robinson E. Cigarette
smoking, pocket money and socioeconomic status: results from a national
survey of 4th form students in 2000. 26-Jul-115: (1158)
2001 with Scragg R. Cigarette smoking
declining in fourth form girls but not in boys. NZ Public Hlth Rep
1999 with Scragg R. Changes in cigarette
purchasing by fourth form students in New Zealand 1992-1997. NZ Med J 8 October, 112:379-83.
1999 with Scragg R. Trends in cigarette
smoking in fourth form students in New Zealand 1992-1997. NZ Med J . 1999
27 August; 112:308-11.
ECONOMETRICS FOR POLICY ADVICE
1992 Tobacco advertising bans cut smoking.
Brit J Addiction, 1992; 87:965-966.
1991 with Meads C. Tobacco advertising
restrictions, price, income and tobacco consumption in OECD countries,
1960-1986. Brit J. Addiction 86:1343-1354.
1991 with Meads C. Advertising, price
income and publicity effects on weekly cigarette sales in New
Zealand supermarkets. Brit J Addiction
STATISTICS FOR MONITORING AND SURVEILLANCE
2003 with Scragg R, Christophersen A,
Auckland UniServices and others. Health behaviour Survey, tobacco module,
questionnaire development, For Ministry of Health.
2002 Health New Zealand
international tobacco control database.Updated. Purchased and cited by
Saffer and Chaloupka in Health Economics 2000.
2000 Tobacco Statistics 2000. Wellington:
Cancer Society of New Zealand
1999 with Fraser J. Lung
cancer rate falling in women aged 25-54 years. NZ Med J. 111: 350-1.
1991-03 Tobacco Manufacturers returns to the Ministry of Health.
Annual Reports to the Ministry of Health.
1996 The Big Kill Continues. The human cost
of smoking in New Zealand
in the 1990s. Wellington:
Cancer Society of New Zealand.
1996 Tobacco Statistics 1996.
Cancer Society of New Zealand
and Ministry of Health.
1992 with Sheerin J. Tobacco
Statistics 1991.Wellington: Department of Statistics and Department of
1988 with Gray AJ, Reinken JA.
The cost of cigarette smoking in New
Zealand. NZ Med J. 101: 270-3.