Electronic cigarette smoking
Electronic nicotine delivery systems

Tobacco harm reduction: final report

In Australia, the current regulatory framework draws on existing laws that may apply to tobacco products, poisons, therapeutic goods, consumer goods and industrial chemicals. However, regulatory approaches to e-cigarettes vary between states and territories. This inquiry found that this inconsistency should be addressed, through the...

National Drug Strategy household survey 2019

This report presents key results from the 2019 National Drug Strategy household survey. It looks at people’s drug use throughout their lives and during the last 12 months, and examines how these patterns have changed over time.

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...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Too soon to know if e-cigarettes help people quit smoking

The evidence does not support the idea that e-cigarettes help people stop smoking.
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.

A surge strategy for smokefree Aotearoa 2025

In 2011 the New Zealand government set an ambitious goal to be smokefree by 2025. This means adult daily smoking is less than 5% prevalence and almost no new smokers start. To achieve this goal, this paper advocates a 'surge strategy.'
Briefing paper

Māori women's perspectives and experiences with smoking and vaping

The HPA commissioned a qualitative research project to explore young Māori women’s attitudes towards vaping, their vaping behaviour, and the relationship between smoking and vaping. This report is a summary of the key findings.

Legalising vaping in Australia

This report explores the regulatory framework surrounding vaping as a means of tobacco harm reduction in Australia.

E-cigarette use and perceptions among current and ex-smokers in New Zealand

This report is based on data about e-cigarettes in the 2017/18 New Zealand Smoking Monitor (NZSM) from 1,099 respondents.

No fire, no smoke: global state of tobacco harm reduction

This report maps the global, regional and national availability and use of safer nicotine products, the regulatory responses to these products, and the public health potential of tobacco harm reduction.