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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Canada] Legions, First Nations exempt from new anti-smoking rules

None of the Smoke Free Ontario Act, including smoking inside a restaurant or even an office, applies on First Nations reserves either — although some reserves have passed their own bylaws against smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 9, 2015 12:45
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[New Zealand] Price rise likely to get smokers to quit

Smoking is related to about a quarter of all deaths in Northland and health workers are highlighting this week's tobacco tax hike to urge smokers to seek help to give up their deadly habit.
New Zealand Herald
added Jan 2, 2015 21:59
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Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite reporting smoke-free homes/cars, mothers and their partners continue to smoke in the first year of infants’ lives, exposing them to SHS. Emphasis needs to be placed on supporting parents to stop smoking preconception, during pregnancy, and postnat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:59
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[New York] Despite law, tribe sells 1.7 tons of cigarettes online

“NO STATE TAXES, NO REPORTS to anyone EVER and NO Surprise Tax Bills,” boasted one site, Nativeblend.net. “The USA Federal PACT Act is in effect, but we beat it legally.”...New York City ... suing a Virginia-based delivery company, Lasership Inc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 14:35
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[California] Cook: Dying for a smoke

at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27
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Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15
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[New Zealand] Maori smokefree goal closer, but no cigar

Census figures show the Maori smoking rate fell 10 per cent between 2006 and 2013 and Wanganui smoke-free advocates Tariana Turia and Heather Gifford say that's great. Mrs Turia worked to get smokefree legislation through when she was in Parliament. Ms
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 7, 2014 17:21
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[Connecticut, New York] Politicians debate relationship of cigarette taxes, smuggling

The racially tinged death of Garner puts a fresh spotlight on the little-publicized underworld of cigarette smuggling -- and the argument over whether high cigarette taxes deter smoking or simply encourage the illicit trade.
Connecticut Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:06
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[New Zealand] High nicotine hooks kiwi kids

A Maori tobacco control campaigner says the level of nicotine in New Zealand cigarettes needs to come down. Zoe Hawke from Te Ara Ha Ora says latest analysis of census data showing the incidence of Maori smokers has dropped 10 percent since 2006 to just
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:09
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