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[Washington] Wash. Tribe Member's Estate Can’t Get Back Seized Smokes ($$)

A Washington appeals court has rejected an attempt by the estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation to take back cigarettes seized for lacking tax stamps, saying it is bound by a ruling by the state’s top court concerning the smokes.
added Aug 11, 2016 16:15

[Asia] India's Got a Vape Problem

“There is absolutely no definition or mention of vapes or electronic cigarettes under any Indian penal code, amendment or law,”... Like most countries, India has yet to solidify its laws on vaping. A handful of states, including Punjab, currently ban the
added Aug 8, 2016 14:00

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers should not face discrimination, says Assocham

"It is encouraging that the Prime Minister has set a target for Indian farmers to double their income by 2022... However, the government must carry all farmers together and not discriminate against tobacco farmers, who have made an immense contribution t
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:07

[California] Indian tobacco is a blast from the past in Redding

An exciting population of native tobacco plant has emerged from its seed bank in Redding. It's difficult to know how long it has been waiting there for the right conditions to grow, but the bloom hints at some profoundly interesting American Indian hist
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Aug 7, 2016 23:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three Indian nurses win President's Award

On Nurses' Day this year, Ms Lathy was one of three Indians who won the President's Award.... Ms Lathy, who has been a nurse for 31 years, developed TTSH's smoking cessation programme to help healthcare staff identify and refer smokers for counselling.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 5, 2016 12:49

Indian Cigarette Maker Wins Partial Victory On New York State’s Claims ($$)

A Native American cigarette manufacturer was awarded summary judgment July 21 in New York federal court on most federal cigarette tax claims filed against it by the State of New York but lost summary judgment on state law claims for failure to sell unsta
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2016 03:33

[Asia] Tobacco, unhealthy diet, no exercise top risk factors for Indian youth, says repo

# Among school students in India aged between 13 and 15 years, 19 per cent boys and 8 per cent girls have used a tobacco product in the past month Tobacco and alcohol use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity have emerged as top risk factors among yout
Indian Express
added Jul 23, 2016 00:23

[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive leaves job scene ashen in sector

The Indian cigarette and tobacco products industry is witnessing a sharp and alarming spurt in attritions over the last few years following anti-tobacco consumption drive by the government and falling revenues and profits of cigarette and other tobacco p
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:46

[India] A New Campaign Has Women Posting Selfies Wearing Shorts & Smoking

It is this idea of rigorous moral policing that the campaign #HaveShortsWillSmoke aims to fight. Started by Bruce Vain, the co-founder of Spoilt Modern Indian Woman, an inter-sectional feminist initiative that attempts to fight gender related stereotypes
The Quint (in)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:11

Northern Arizona University now tobacco free -- with two exceptions

One of two exceptions includes the use of ceremonial tobacco, permissible by the American Indian Religious Freedom Act. Tobacco for ceremonial use must be approved in advance. The other exception is the use of tobacco in the classroom setting, such as i
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:32
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