I got a 7 for my Economics IA in 2023.

The document attached is IA1 Microeconomics which scored 13/14.


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New Zealand to ban smoking for next generation in bid to outlaw habit by 2025

Legislation will mean people currently aged 14 and under will never be able to legally purchase tobacco

New Zealand has announced it will outlaw smoking for the next generation, so that those who are aged 14 and under today will never be legally able to buy tobacco.

New legislation means the legal smoking age will increase every year, to create a smoke-free generation of New Zealanders, associate health minister Dr Ayesha Verrall said on Thursday.

“This is a historic day for the health of our people,” she said.

The government announced the rising age alongside other measures to make smoking unaffordable and inaccessible, to try to reach its goal of making the country entirely smoke-free
within the next four years. Other measures include reducing the legal amount of nicotine in tobacco products to very low levels, cutting down the shops where cigarettes could legally be sold, and increasing funding to addiction services. The new laws will not restrict vape sales.

“We want to make sure young people never start smoking so we will make it an offence to sell or supply smoked tobacco products to new cohorts of youth. People aged 14 when the law comes into effect will never be able to legally purchase tobacco,” Verrall said…


  • Total number of pages: 7 pages
  • Subject: Economics
  • Topic: IB Economics IA (Microeconomics)
  • The file is in PDF format.