G Thomson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint At the frontier of tobacco control: a brief review of public attitudes toward smoke-free outdoor places
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:584-90. 2009
  2. pmc Qualitative exploration of public and smoker understanding of, and reactions to, an endgame solution to the tobacco epidemic
    Richard Edwards
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:782. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Developing a smartphone 'app' for public health research: the example of measuring observed smoking in vehicles
    Vimal Patel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:446-52. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Objective measurement of area differences in 'private' smoking behaviour: observing smoking in vehicles
    Vimal Patel
    Department Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:130-5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Informing outdoor smokefree policy: methods for measuring the proportion of people smoking in outdoor public areas
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington Mein St, Wellington, New Zealand
    Health Place 20:19-24. 2013
  6. doi request reprint What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
  7. pmc Distribution of new graphic warning labels: Are tobacco companies following regulations?
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 5:14. 2009
  8. pmc Vehicle emissions and consumer information in car advertisements
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Environ Health 7:14. 2008
  9. pmc Daring to dream: reactions to tobacco endgame ideas among policy-makers, media and public health practitioners
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:580. 2011
  10. pmc What is behind smoker support for new smokefree areas? National survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:498. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint At the frontier of tobacco control: a brief review of public attitudes toward smoke-free outdoor places
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:584-90. 2009
    ..Their use appears to be one of the frontier areas of tobacco control development. We briefly reviewed the available reports on public attitudes about smoke-free public outdoor areas...
  2. pmc Qualitative exploration of public and smoker understanding of, and reactions to, an endgame solution to the tobacco epidemic
    Richard Edwards
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 12:782. 2012
    ..We explored the understanding of, and reactions to, a tobacco-free vision and an endgame approach to tobacco control among New Zealand smokers and non-smokers...
  3. doi request reprint Developing a smartphone 'app' for public health research: the example of measuring observed smoking in vehicles
    Vimal Patel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:446-52. 2013
    ..We have developed manual methods to gather data on the point prevalence of observed smoking in road vehicles. To enable the widespread international collection of such data, we aimed to develop a smartphone application (app) for this work...
  4. doi request reprint Objective measurement of area differences in 'private' smoking behaviour: observing smoking in vehicles
    Vimal Patel
    Department Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
    Tob Control 22:130-5. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Informing outdoor smokefree policy: methods for measuring the proportion of people smoking in outdoor public areas
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington Mein St, Wellington, New Zealand
    Health Place 20:19-24. 2013
    ..To advance the design and implementation of outdoor smokefree area policies, we aimed to develop simple, low-cost methods for measuring smoking in a variety of public places...
  6. doi request reprint What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
    ..Even with some or all these circumstances, opposition from business, internal government forces and international factors may influence results...
  7. pmc Distribution of new graphic warning labels: Are tobacco companies following regulations?
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 5:14. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Vehicle emissions and consumer information in car advertisements
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Environ Health 7:14. 2008
    ..We aimed to examine the content and trends of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution-related information, in light passenger vehicle advertisements...
  9. pmc Daring to dream: reactions to tobacco endgame ideas among policy-makers, media and public health practitioners
    Richard Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:580. 2011
    ..We explored attitudes towards supply-side focused 'endgame' tobacco control approaches and how they can be best communicated with senior policymakers, journalists, and public health practitioners...
  10. pmc What is behind smoker support for new smokefree areas? National survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:498. 2010
    ..Some countries have started to extend indoor smokefree laws to cover cars and various outdoor settings. However, policy-modifiable factors around smoker support for these new laws are not well described...
  11. pmc Misperceptions of "light" cigarettes abound: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:126. 2009
    ..In this study we aimed to determine smokers' use and beliefs concerning "light" and "mild" cigarettes ("lights"), including in relation to ethnicity, deprivation and other socio-demographic characteristics...
  12. pmc A new national smokefree law increased calls to a national quitline
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Otago University Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:75. 2007
    ..Previous work has shown that the number of calls to the Quitline are influenced by marketing of the service through media campaigns. We set out to investigate if the smokefree law increased calls to the Quitline...
  13. pmc Smoking in film in New Zealand: measuring risk exposure
    Jesse Gale
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:243. 2006
    ..This study aimed to quantify exposure to smoking in film received by New Zealand audiences, and evaluate potential interventions to reduce the quantity and impact of this exposure...
  14. pmc Public, private and personal: qualitative research on policymakers' opinions on smokefree interventions to protect children in 'private' spaces
    Gareth Rouch
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:797. 2010
    ..In particular, to seek policymaker opinions on the regulation of smoking in homes, cars and public parks and playgrounds in a country with incomplete smokefree laws (New Zealand)...
  15. pmc A pilot qualitative study of New Zealand policymakers' knowledge of, and attitudes to, the tobacco industry
    Sheena Hudson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 4:17. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of using anonymous in-depth interviews to ascertain policymakers' knowledge about, and attitudes to, the tobacco industry, we undertook a pilot study involving New Zealand policymakers...
  16. pmc The use and misuse of health research by parliamentary politicians during the development of a national smokefree law
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 4:24. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence and arguments on tobacco retail displays: marketing an addictive drug to children?
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:87-98. 2008
    ..To investigate arguments for and against a ban on tobacco displays in New Zealand shops...
  18. ncbi request reprint Government paralysis? Stable tobacco prices mean preventable deaths and disease persist, along with health inequalities in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:74-80. 2010
    ..These could include more prime-time mass media campaigns and greater Quitline capacity. Tobacco tax increases are a highly evidence-based policy that could help reduce harm to the health of New Zealanders and reduce health inequalities...
  19. doi request reprint A qualitative case study of policy maker views about the protection of children from smoking in cars
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:970-7. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Public attitudes to laws for smoke-free private vehicles: a brief review
    G Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 18:256-61. 2009
    ..Survey series on attitudes to such laws are needed, and surveys in jurisdictions where the issue has not been investigated to date...
  21. doi request reprint Strong smoker interest in 'setting an example to children' by quitting: national survey data
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:81-4. 2011
    ..To further explore smoker views on reasons to quit...
  22. pmc Policymakers and the example of smoking to children: A qualitative study
    Sheena Hudson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 9:1. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  23. doi request reprint Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
    ..The likely context for initial success in jurisdictions includes geographical isolation and/or strong border controls, absence of significant tobacco production and/or manufacturing and low government corruption...
  24. pmc One year of smokefree bars and restaurants in New Zealand: impacts and responses
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:64. 2006
    ..New Zealand introduced a smokefree bars and restaurants policy in December 2004. We reviewed the data available at December 2005 on the main public health, societal and political impacts and responses within New Zealand to the new law...
  25. doi request reprint After the smoke has cleared: evaluation of the impact of a new national smoke-free law in New Zealand
    R Edwards
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 17:e2. 2008
    ....
  26. doi request reprint In sight, in mind: retailer compliance with legislation on limiting retail tobacco displays
    Megan Quedley
    University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1347-54. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the implementation of legislation to partly limit retail displays of tobacco products can be difficult. A ban on retail displays of tobacco products is likely to be a more effective and enforceable policy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pacific solutions to reducing smoking around Pacific children in New Zealand: a qualitative study of Pacific policymaker views
    Tolotea Lanumata
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:54-63. 2010
    ..To explore the views of Pacific policymakers on solutions to reducing smoking around Pacific children in New Zealand (given smoking is a cause of health inequalities between Pacific peoples and other New Zealanders)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smokefree cars in New Zealand: rapid research among stakeholders on attitudes and future directions
    Dylan Tapp
    Department of Public Health, Te Tari Hauora Tumatanui, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:54-66. 2009
    ..To conduct a rapid appraisal of the attitudes of New Zealand decision makers and tobacco control stakeholders on enacting a smokefree cars law...
  29. pmc How much downside? Quantifying the relative harm from tobacco taxation
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:451-4. 2004
    ..To estimate the loss of life expectancy attributable to tobacco taxation (via financial hardship and flow-on health effect) in New Zealand...
  30. doi request reprint Characteristics of smoker support for increasing a dedicated tobacco tax: national survey data from New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:168-73. 2010
    ..To examine smoker support for tobacco tax and for increased dedicated tobacco taxes, along with associations forany such support...
  31. ncbi request reprint Getting an outdoor smokefree policy: the case of Kapiti Coast District Council
    Leigh Halkett
    University of Otago Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:28-40. 2010
    ..To explore how a smokefree parks policy was conceived, accepted and developed by and for Kapiti Coast District Council (KCDC)...
  32. doi request reprint How do tobacco retail displays affect cessation attempts? Findings from a qualitative study
    J Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:334-7. 2010
    ..Calls to ban tobacco retail displays would be strengthened if this measure would deter initiation and support cessation...
  33. doi request reprint Estimating missed government tax revenue from foreign tobacco: survey of discarded cigarette packs
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 18:416-8. 2009
    ..To clarify the extent of use of foreign (including duty free, foreign normal retail and smuggled) tobacco, and to estimate missed government tax revenue in a geographically isolated country...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tobacco tax as a health protecting policy: a brief review of the New Zealand evidence
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1403. 2005
    ..To review the evidence relating to tobacco taxation as a health and equity protecting policy for New Zealand...
  35. ncbi request reprint Second-hand smoke at work: the exposure, perceptions and attitudes of bar and restaurant workers to environmental tobacco smoke
    S Jones
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:90-3. 2001
    ..More than 5,000 similar workers in New Zealand appear to share this risk. Implications: This industry needs legislation to make it smoke free...
  36. ncbi request reprint Survey of descriptors on cigarette packs: still misleading consumers?
    Jo Peace
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington School of Medicine, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:90-6. 2009
    ..This study explored changes in tobacco packaging that had been introduced to the New Zealand market, by surveying descriptors used on cigarette packs after the Commerce Commission's warning...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of four major tobacco control interventions in New Zealand: a review
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:71-86. 2008
    ..To identify the extent to which four major population-level tobacco control interventions were used in New Zealand from January 2000 to June 2007...
  38. doi request reprint Butt lengths differ by area deprivation level: a field study to explore intensive smoking
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:927-31. 2008
    ..Further evidence on observed smoking behavior in the field is necessary to better interpret these preliminary findings...
  39. ncbi request reprint If nobody smoked tobacco in New Zealand from 2020 onwards, what effect would this have on ethnic inequalities in life expectancy?
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:26-36. 2010
    ..If nobody smoked tobacco from 2020 onwards, then life expectancy in 2040 will be approximated by projected never-smoker life expectancy...
  40. pmc Beneficial impacts of a national smokefree environments law on an indigenous population: a multifaceted evaluation
    Richard Edwards
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 8:12. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  41. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the regulatory framework for tobacco control in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1405. 2005
    ..As the authority could be funded through levies on the tobacco industry, it has the potential advantage of delivering major population health gains while costing the taxpayer nothing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Smoky homes: a review of the exposure and effects of secondhand smoke in New Zealand homes
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1404. 2005
    ..To review the evidence of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in New Zealand homes and its effects on health...
  43. ncbi request reprint Support by New Zealand smokers for new types of smokefree areas: national survey data
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:80-9. 2009
    ..To describe smoker support for new smokefree laws covering cars and outdoor settings, in a national sample of New Zealand (NZ) smokers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Unequal risks, unmet needs: the tobacco burden for Pacific peoples in New Zealand
    Tolotea Lanumata
    Department of Public Health, Te Tari Hauora Tumatanui, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:39-53. 2009
    ..To review the available published literature and documentary material relevant to smoking by Pacific peoples in New Zealand...
  45. pmc Observed smoking in cars: a method and differences by socioeconomic area
    Josh Martin
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:409-11. 2006
    ..To establish a reproducible method to estimate he point prevalence of smoking and second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in cars, and to compare this prevalence between two areas of contrasting socioeconomic status...
  46. pmc Lessons from New Zealand's introduction of pictorial health warnings on tobacco packaging
    Janet Hoek
    Department of Marketing, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, Otago, 9054, New Zealand
    Bull World Health Organ 88:861-6. 2010
    ..All countries could also support moves by the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's Secretariat to develop an international bank of copyright-free warnings...
  47. pmc Smooth handling: the lack of safety-related consumer information in car advertisements
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 13:304-6. 2007
    ..To examine the content and trends of safety-related consumer information in magazine vehicle advertisements, as a case study within the worldwide marketing of vehicles...
  48. doi request reprint Framing obesity: the framing contest between industry and public health at the New Zealand inquiry into obesity
    G L Jenkin
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Obes Rev 12:1022-30. 2011
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Content analysis and publication outcomes of projects by public health medicine registrars
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:541-2. 1999
    ..To examine the content of the project work of public health medicine registrars in New Zealand and identify publication outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Smokefree outdoor areas without the smoke-police: the New Zealand local authority experience
    Brent Hyslop
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343 Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:67-79. 2009
    ..To investigate (i) the extent, nature and effectiveness of smokefree outdoor area (SFOA) policies in New Zealand, (ii) incentives and motivations for, and barriers to creating these SFOA...
  51. ncbi request reprint A call to reduce harm from tobacco pack marketing and bolster consumer health protection in New Zealand
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:98-101. 2008
  52. pmc Population level policy options for increasing the prevalence of smokefree homes
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:298-304. 2006
    ..To identify and evaluate the options for population level government policies to increase the prevalence of homes free of secondhand smoke...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tobacco taxation and public health: ethical problems, policy responses
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 61:649-59. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Directly eroding tobacco industry power as a tobacco control strategy: lessons for New Zealand?
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1683. 2005
    ..To examine some recent examples of tobacco control policies used elsewhere that seek to directly erode tobacco industry power, and to consider the relevance of these to New Zealand...
  55. doi request reprint Killing the canary: the international epidemiology of the homicide of media workers
    L Riddick
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:682-8. 2008
    ..To describe the international epidemiology of the homicide of media workers, and investigate country-level risk factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to, and knowledge of, secondhand smoke in New Zealand homes and cars
    George Thomson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1407. 2005
    ..To review the evidence on knowledge and attitudes among the New Zealand public concerning secondhand smoke (SHS) and smoking in homes and cars...
  57. pmc Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:95. 2006
    ..This research aimed to explore this proportion with an Internet survey of sports sponsorship in the New Zealand setting...
  58. pmc The decline of smoking in British portraiture
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Tob Control 13:3-5. 2004
    ..To examine time trends in the portrayal of smoking in a national collection of portraiture and to compare this with the similar trends for television and film...
  59. pmc Deaths from international terrorism compared with road crash deaths in OECD countries
    N Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 11:332-3. 2005
    ..To estimate the relative number of deaths in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from international terrorism and road crashes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Marketing fat and sugar to children on New Zealand television
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Mein St, Newtown, New Zealand
    Prev Med 42:96-101. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the frequency and content of television food advertisements during children's viewing times on various New Zealand television channels...
  61. ncbi request reprint Maori challenges and crown responsibilities: Maori policymaker ideas on smokefree policy options
    Heather Gifford
    Department of Public Health, Te Tari Hauora Tumatanui, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:68-76. 2010
    ..To determine obstacles/opportunities within policy processes, for smokefree interventions appropriate to Maori. In particular, to explore Maori policymakers' ideas on how to achieve progress on smokefree homes, cars and community property...
  62. doi request reprint Smokefree streets: a pilot study of methods to inform policy
    Rhys Parry
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343 Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:389-94. 2011
    ....
  63. pmc Print media response to SARS in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1461-4. 2004
    ..While important accurate health messages were frequently included, some were missed (e.g., hand washing in only 2% of articles). No incorrect information was identified, and health spokespersons were accurately quoted...
  64. ncbi request reprint Public support of tobacco taxation
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 115:U73. 2002
  65. pmc New Zealand: hospitality trade's "mindset" problem
    George Thomson
    Tob Control 13:324-5. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Spending decisions for tobacco-related disease treatment and tobacco control: an example and a solution
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 118:U1337. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Still dying from second-hand smoke at work: a brief review of the evidence for smoke-free workplaces in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 115:U240. 2002
    ..To briefly review the evidence on the hazard from, and control of, second-hand smoke (SHS) in New Zealand workplace settings...
  68. ncbi request reprint Journal article on smoking and blindness prompts significantly more calls to the Quitline
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 115:199-200. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Majority of smokers and non-smokers in favour of smokefree parks in New Zealand
    Ann Marie Stevenson
    N Z Med J 121:108-10. 2008
  70. ncbi request reprint Recent changes in cigarette packaging in New Zealand may continue to mislead smokers
    Jo Peace
    N Z Med J 121:U2908. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in New Zealand: top marks for new smoking cessation guidelines, must try harder elsewhere
    Richard Edwards
    N Z Med J 121:5-8. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Persisting loopholes in New Zealand's smokefree law on tobacco marketing
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 120:U2597. 2007
  73. ncbi request reprint Regulations should ban the sale of cigarette pack covers of health warnings
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U2251. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Lessons from Hong Kong and other countries for outdoor smokefree areas in New Zealand?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2624. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint What Wellington region city councillors think of smokefree outdoor places
    Sharon Tay
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 121:15-28. 2008
    ..To explore the knowledge of and attitudes to outdoor smokefree policies expressed by city councillors in the Wellington region...
  76. ncbi request reprint Key arguments for increasing New Zealand's health development assistance in the Pacific
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 117:U831. 2004
  77. ncbi request reprint Screening for Ministerial appointments? Systems failure in Peter Dunne's appointment as a New Zealand Revenue and Associate Health Minister
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 118:U1765. 2005
  78. ncbi request reprint Last chance to fix the holes in proposed legislation for smoke-free environments
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 116:U409. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint Supporting smoking cessation in pregnancy--action is urgently needed
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 116:U415. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of misleading tobacco descriptors in the New Zealand tobacco market
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2497. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint Talking health, doing harm: New Zealand Government investment in industries that kill
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2452. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint More evidence for action on New Zealand's obesogenic school environment and food pricing
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 120:U2397. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry fears of the World Conference of Tobacco or Health
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 119:U1921. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Hazardous and beneficial nutritional messages in 858 televised food advertisements during children's viewing hours
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U1967. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Policymakers' ignorance of New Zealand Government investment in tobacco companies
    Sheena Hudson
    N Z Med J 119:U2269. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Should New Zealand's Commerce Commission act on cigarette brand name deception?
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U2295. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluating a local public health control measure used in New Zealand for the pandemic influenza of 1918
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1714. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Fear of the unknown: press coverage of bar owners' fears about smokefree bars
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 117:U1131. 2004
  89. ncbi request reprint Politicians and tobacco control in New Zealand: a brief three-year audit
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1645. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Government's 2005 Budget: missed opportunities for significant public health progress
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 118:U1511. 2005
  91. pmc New Zealand: return of tobacco man
    George Thomson
    Tob Control 14:149. 2005
  92. ncbi request reprint Cigarette pack covers (of health warnings) and the public good
    George Thomson
    N Z Med J 119:U2371. 2006
  93. ncbi request reprint Acting upstream to control the obesity epidemic in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U1914. 2006