Murray Laugesen

Summary

Affiliation: Health New Zealand
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in cigarette smoking in fourth-form students in New Zealand, 1992-1997
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Auckland
    N Z Med J 112:308-11. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in cigarette purchasing by fourth form students in New Zealand 1992-1997
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Waiheke, Auckland
    N Z Med J 112:379-83. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint R-rated film viewing and adolescent smoking
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand
    Prev Med 45:454-9. 2007
  4. pmc Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patch for smoking cessation
    Chris Bullen
    National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:210. 2013
  5. pmc Hand-rolled cigarette smoking patterns compared with factory-made cigarette smoking in New Zealand men
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:194. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Snuffing out cigarette sales and the smoking deaths epidemic
    Murray Laugesen
    SmokeLess New Zealand Trust, Lyttelton, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2587. 2007
  7. pmc Marlboro UltraSmooth: a potentially reduced exposure cigarette?
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:430-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased red meat fat consumption in New Zealand: 1995-2002
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, South Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1751. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Scope for regulation of cigarette smoke toxicity: the case for including charcoal filters
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1402. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Scope for regulation of cigarette smoke toxicity according to brand differences in published toxicant emissions
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1401. 2005

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in cigarette smoking in fourth-form students in New Zealand, 1992-1997
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Auckland
    N Z Med J 112:308-11. 1999
    ..To determine trends in the cigarette smoking behaviour of 14- and 15-year-old students in New Zealand...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in cigarette purchasing by fourth form students in New Zealand 1992-1997
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Waiheke, Auckland
    N Z Med J 112:379-83. 1999
    ..To determine recent changes in cigarette purchasing behaviour of 14- and 15-year-old students in New Zealand...
  3. ncbi request reprint R-rated film viewing and adolescent smoking
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand
    Prev Med 45:454-9. 2007
    ..As smoking is very common in R-rated films, we sought to determine if viewing R-rated films is associated with adolescent smoking...
  4. pmc Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patch for smoking cessation
    Chris Bullen
    National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:210. 2013
    ..However, to date there have been no adequately powered randomised trials investigating their cessation efficacy or safety. This paper outlines the protocol for this study...
  5. pmc Hand-rolled cigarette smoking patterns compared with factory-made cigarette smoking in New Zealand men
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:194. 2009
    ..Roll-your-own (RYO) cigarettes have increased in popularity, yet their comparative potential toxicity is uncertain. This study compares smoking of RYO and factory-made (FM) cigarettes on smoking pattern and immediate potential toxicity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Snuffing out cigarette sales and the smoking deaths epidemic
    Murray Laugesen
    SmokeLess New Zealand Trust, Lyttelton, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2587. 2007
    ..The summed effects of these changes could end cigarette sales within 10 years, and prevent 90% of cigarette deaths within 22 years thereafter...
  7. pmc Marlboro UltraSmooth: a potentially reduced exposure cigarette?
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:430-5. 2006
    ..To compare relative toxic emissions scores (RTE) of the carbon filter cigarette Marlboro UltraSmooth (MUS), against regular Marlboro, Holiday, and British Columbian brands...
  8. ncbi request reprint Decreased red meat fat consumption in New Zealand: 1995-2002
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, South Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1751. 2005
    ..To review New Zealand red meat and meat fat supply trends before and after the introduction of the Quality Mark standard...
  9. ncbi request reprint Scope for regulation of cigarette smoke toxicity: the case for including charcoal filters
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1402. 2005
    ..To compare the emissions toxicity of two manufactured cigarette brands, one with and one without a charcoal filter, in the light of manufacturers' laboratory research findings on the properties of charcoal filters...
  10. ncbi request reprint Scope for regulation of cigarette smoke toxicity according to brand differences in published toxicant emissions
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1401. 2005
    ..To explore the scope for regulating to reduce the toxicity of manufactured cigarettes sold in New Zealand (NZ), based on published toxicant emissions by brand...
  11. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand food supply and diet--trends 1961-95 and comparison with other OECD countries. Organisatioin for Economic Co-operation and Development
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Auckland
    N Z Med J 113:311-5. 2000
    ..To compare the New Zealand food supply and trends from 1961 to 1995 with other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, with an emphasis on foods linked with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  12. pmc Hand rolling cigarette papers as the reference point for regulating cigarette fire safety
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 12:406-10. 2003
    ..To compare the burning characteristics of the tobacco and paper of manufactured and hand rolled cigarettes, and set a fire safety standard of manufacture to largely reduce the fire risk from discarded cigarettes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ischaemic heart disease, Type 1 diabetes, and cow milk A1 beta-casein
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U295. 2003
    ..To test the correlation of per capita A1 beta-casein (A1/capita) and milk protein with: 1) ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality; 2) Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus (DM-1) incidence...
  14. pmc New Zealand's tobacco control programme 1985-1998
    M Laugesen
    Health New Zealand, and Heart Foundation, Auckland
    Tob Control 9:155-62. 2000
    ..To review the impact of New Zealand's tobacco control programme from 1985 to 1998 on smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption, and to estimate the scope for further reduction...
  15. doi request reprint Does improved access and greater choice of nicotine replacement therapy affect smoking cessation success? Findings from a randomized controlled trial
    Natalie Walker
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Addiction 106:1176-85. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of offering smokers who want to quit easy access to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), a period of familiarization and choice of product on smoking abstinence at 6 months...
  16. doi request reprint The combined effect of very low nicotine content cigarettes, used as an adjunct to usual Quitline care (nicotine replacement therapy and behavioural support), on smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Natalie Walker
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Addiction 107:1857-67. 2012
    ..To determine the combined effect of very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes and usual Quitline care [nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and behavioural support] on smoking abstinence, in smokers motivated to quit...
  17. doi request reprint Pre-cessation nicotine replacement therapy: pragmatic randomized trial
    Chris Bullen
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Addiction 105:1474-83. 2010
    ..To determine the effectiveness of 2 weeks' pre-cessation nicotine patches and/or gum on smoking abstinence at 6 months...
  18. ncbi request reprint Has smoking prevalence markedly decreased despite more cigarettes released for sale?
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Lyttelton, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:76-82. 2009
    ..To assess whether smoking declined markedly since 2003, as reported by the New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) of 2007...
  19. ncbi request reprint Four policies to end the sale of cigarettes and smoking tobacco in New Zealand by 2020
    Murray Laugesen
    Health New Zealand Ltd, Lyttelton, Canterbury
    N Z Med J 123:55-67. 2010
    ..To phase out sales of cigarettes and of smoking tobacco products in New Zealand by the year 2020...
  20. ncbi request reprint Parental smoking and related behaviours influence adolescent tobacco smoking: results from the 2001 New Zealand national survey of 4th form students
    Robert Scragg
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U707. 2003
    ..To investigate whether parental smoking and other parental behaviours are risk factors for smoking in 14- and 15-year-old children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Modelling a two-tier tobacco excise tax policy to reduce smoking by focusing on the addictive component (nicotine) more than the tobacco weight
    Murray Laugesen
    End Smoking NZ trust, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:35-48. 2012
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  22. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, pocket money and socioeconomic status: results from a national survey of 4th form students in 2000
    Robert Scragg
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U108. 2002
    ..To investigate whether pocket money amount and socio-economic status are risk factors for smoking in 14 and 15 year old children...
  23. doi request reprint A single-blind, randomized, crossover trial of the effects of a nicotine pouch on the relief of tobacco withdrawal symptoms and user satisfaction
    Simon Thornley
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:715-21. 2009
    ..We also assessed participants' preferences, satisfaction, and consumption patterns...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of smoking by family and best friend on adolescent tobacco smoking: results from the 2002 New Zealand national survey of year 10 students
    Robert Scragg
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:217-23. 2007
    ..To compare the relative importance on adolescent smoking of the influence from parental smoking and peer smoking...
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of consumption of A1 beta-casein on heart disease and Type 1 diabetes--the authors reply
    Murray Laugesen
    N Z Med J 116:U367. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Regulation of cigarette smoke toxicity
    Murray Laugesen
    N Z Med J 118:U1400. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint A new push to help smokers, or time for a Holiday?
    Trish Fraser
    N Z Med J 117:U784. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Tobacco harm reduction in New Zealand
    Murray Laugesen
    N Z Med J 119:U2161. 2006
  29. doi request reprint Diminished autonomy over tobacco can appear with the first cigarettes
    Robert Scragg
    Epidemiology and Statistics Section, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Addict Behav 33:689-98. 2008
    ..These data suggest that smoking one cigarette in total can prompt a loss of autonomy...