Big Tobacco’s last ditch campaign – cynical and dangerous

Health Coalition Aotearoa (HCA) says a dangerous and cynical “save our stores” campaign paid for by tobacco companies is designed to undermine legislation which will save thousands of lives. The campaign by British American Tobacco New Zealand and Imperial Brands includes a website, Facebook ads and a petition to stop legislation limiting retailers of smoked […]

Wero laid down on alcohol, tobacco and junk food

Public health experts have laid down a wero to politicians ahead of the upcoming general election – to reduce the devastating harms from tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy food. These three products cause nearly one-third of all preventable loss in healthy life-years in Aotearoa but policy actions and funding commitments to reduce their harm lag far […]