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Robert Beaglehole: "We seem to be getting things right at last in New Zealand with regard to vaping"

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 11 Dec 2023, 8:29AM
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Robert Beaglehole: "We seem to be getting things right at last in New Zealand with regard to vaping"

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 11 Dec 2023, 8:29AM

Vaping rates among young people appear to be trending in the right direction.

Next week, disposable vapes must have removable batteries, child safety features and a maximum nicotine strength of 20-milligrams per millilitre.

A survey also shows the number of Year 10 students who regularly vape has fallen for a second year in a row.

Action on Smoking and Health chair Robert Beaglehole told Mike Hosking we seem to be getting things right at last.

He says it looks like they're moving on, and the news at the moment is relatively good.

 

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