Alternate Term Label:
Tobacco industry

Smoking and vaping behaviours among 14 and 15-year-olds: results from the 2018 Youth Insights Survey

This report presents key findings from the 2018 Youth Insights Survey (YIS) about smoking and vaping behaviours among 14 and 15-year-olds. The study explores trends in these behaviours using the data from previous years’ surveys (2012-2018 YIS) as well as looks at access to cigarettes...

Substance use behaviour among 14 and 15-year-olds: results from a nationally representative survey

This report explores the patterns of individual and comorbid use of substances (alcohol, tobacco or cannabis) among a nationally representative sample of 14 and 15-year-olds in New Zealand.

Impact of COVID-19

The report presents results from a New Zealand survey of alcohol, tobacco and gambling use during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.

Burden of tobacco use in Australia: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015

This report quantifies the health burden that tobacco use places on Australia. The report highlights that health inequalities exist, with lower socioeconomic groups and more remote areas generally experiencing higher rates of disease burden due to tobacco use.
Journal article

Philip Morris International’s use of Facebook to undermine Australian tobacco control laws

The borderless nature of the internet, coupled with narrow defnitions of advertising and interference, means the tobacco industry still uses online and social media to sell and promote its products, highlight supposed corporate social responsibility practices, and challenge public health views and policies.

Illicit tobacco in New Zealand

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the nature of the legal and illicit tobacco markets in New Zealand, and also to provide an independent estimate of the size of the illicit tobacco market in New Zealand.

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2019: offer help to quit tobacco use

This report tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.
Working paper

Tobacco excise: historical trends and forecasting methodology

This paper examines historical trends in tobacco excise, focussing on the recent past including the impact of significant policy changes over the last decade, and then discusses how tobacco excise is forecast and the key challenges in doing so.

NSW tobacco strategy 2012–2021

The NSW Tobacco Strategy 2012-2021 provides an overarching framework for the actions that the NSW government will lead to reduce smoking and tobacco related harm in NSW.
Journal article

Knowledge, attitudes and other factors associated with assessment of tobacco smoking among pregnant Aboriginal women

As with many Indigenous peoples, smoking rates among Aboriginal Australians are considerably higher than those of the non-Indigenous population. Approximately 50% of Indigenous women smoke during pregnancy, a time when women are more motivated to quit. Antenatal care providers are potentially important change agents for...