Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 753 - Tobacco Control: Principles and Practices

15 Points

Semester 2


An overview of research and theory developed within public health and epidemiological contexts related to tobacco control. Major theoretical issues, current trends and challenges to Tobacco Control are considered. Topics covered relate to four themes: (1) reducing initiation, (2) reducing smoking-related harm, (3) smoking cessation and (4) the new goal for New Zealand to be smoke-free by 2025.

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