The College represents members’ views with government and health sector organisations on issues relating to general practice, the health system and the health of New Zealanders.
Around 5000 premature smoking related deaths still occur in New Zealand every year, both as a consequence of active smoking and through exposure to second hand smoke. In July 2012, the College released a series of position statements related to tobacco in New Zealand.
Read the College's position statement on Tobacco.
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