Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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26 May 2005
Mainstream Smoke Emissions from 'Roll-Your-Own' Loose Leaf Tobacco Sold in New Zealand analyses the smoke emissions from several ‘regular’ and ’mild’ brands of loose (Roll-Your-Own) tobacco available in New Zealand and one manufactured cigarette. The principal conclusions are that the RYO cigarettes...
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The Social Report has four key aims: to report on social indicators that complement existing economic and environmental indicators; to compare New Zealand with other countries; to contribute to better-informed public debate; to help...
with: NZ Police
New Zealand Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (NZ-ADAM) is a programme which seeks to measure drug and alcohol use among people who have recently been apprehended by police. NZ Police obtained funding for a one-year initial pilot of NZ-ADAM at four sites (Whangarei, Henderson, Hamilton and Dunedin) to be followed...
1 Dec 2006
This short report, prepared for the Ministry of Health, presents figures on second-hand smoke exposure and smoking behaviour inside households where children live. Results indicate that rates of exposure to second-hand smoke in the home have decreased significantly since 2003. The proportion of households that permit smoking...
During 2005, staff of the Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) Emergency Department (ED) and Regional Public Health approached the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) with a proposal to pilot an alcohol-related intervention in the ED. Hutt Valley DHB staff proposed that ALAC develop a resource in...
This report outlines changes associated with the implementation of the amended Smoke-free Environments Act 1990: 2003-2006.
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the High on Life (HOL) initiative implemented in secondary schools in urban Wanganui and the Taranaki region.
This report presents the results of a survey of New Zealanders, 12 years of age and older, conducted in March and April 2005. Commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council, it was specifically undertaken in order to identify and segment the current attitudes (motivators and inhibitors) and behaviours of New Zealanders towards the...
This study assesses bar managers’ overall support for workplace smoking bans and their perceptions of the impact of smoking bans on venue revenue and individual rights. A cohort study of bar managers was undertaken to assess any changes in support over time and factors influencing these changes. The cohort was surveyed in the...
24 Jan 2006
An estimated 20 million doses of these party pills have been sold legally in New Zealand over the past six years. There is a significant gap in the research on the clinical effects of BZP and TFMPP, with only two small clinical trials on BZP published in the 1970s, and no clinical trials on TFMPP. This situation led to the...
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