Tobacco control

Young people’s perceived access to tobacco. In Fact

8 Jul 2013

Access to tobacco is recognised as one of the environmental risk factors for young people taking up smoking. 

Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) of Year 10 students were asked whether they thought they could get cigarettes or tobacco from anyone in their family/whānau or home, from their friends, or from a shop.