1 Feb 2024

Calls for transparency on MPs dealing with tobacco companies

From Midday Report, 12:20 pm on 1 February 2024

There are increasing calls for complete transparency on any past or present dealings MPs have had with tobacco companies.

University of Otago public health academics compared statements made by ministers about plans to repeal Aotearoa's smokefree legislation with talking points from the tobacco industry.

Victoria University political scientist Bryce Edwards spoke to Charlotte Cook.