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The influence of the tobacco industry on New Zealand Politics w/ Professor Janet Hoek: 1 February, 2024

The influence of the tobacco industry on New Zealand Politics w/ Professor Janet Hoek: 1 February, 2024

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

Following coalition talks late last year, the new National led coalition government has proposed repealing anti-smoking legislation. In their statements and arguments supporting this position, they have repeatedly used common talking points from the tobacco industry. 

A report released today by the Public Health Community Centre Aotearoa has highlighted this connection, and calls for our leading politicians to be more transparent about any connections they might have to the tobacco industry

Producer Castor spoke to the University of Otago’s Professor Janet Hoek about the influence of the tobacco industry on politics in Aotearoa.