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[New Zealand] Scheme sees Māori smokers drop 10pc

The number of Maori smokers is declining, thanks to a strategy implemented by the region's iwi. Ngati Kahungunu became the first iwi to develop a comprehensive strategy to rid tobacco from the lives of their people in 2010. They have cut their number o
Hawke's Bay Today (nz)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:16
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[South Dakota] Officials, Inmates Group Adjust Ceremonial Tobacco Policy

Attorneys for the South Dakota Department of Corrections and an organization of Native American inmates have agreed to some policy changes making it easier to get tobacco into the state penitentiary for inmates practicing Lakota religious ceremonies.
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:26

No reservations! Small South Dakota Indian tribe pushes ahead with plan to open nation's first-ever marijuana resort

Santee Sioux tribe numbering 400 people plan to grow their own pot and sell it in a smoking lounge with a nightclub, arcade games and bar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:45

[Nevada] To smoke or not to smoke at casinos? That is not the question at G2E

Not found among the list of discussion topics being covered during the Global Gaming Expo is the idea of a casinowide smoking ban... Banning smoking in casinos where the activity has long been allowed is not simple. In Las Vegas, it would need to be impl
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Sep 27, 2015 11:13

[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18

VIDEO: New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American Smokers

If the ordinance passes, Berkeley will join a number of other areas — such as Healdsburg, California; the state of Hawaii; and New York City — that have all implemented similar laws.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:34

[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06

[Canada] Grand River Enterprises boss named in large U.S. marijuana grow op raid

Jerry Montour's lawyer says 'unlawful' raids were on medical marijuana sites on sovereign aboriginal land
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:44

[Canada, California] Feds seize 12,000 marijuana plants from Indian land in Modoc County ($$)

Law enforcement officers from at least four agencies on Wednesday swooped onto American Indian land occupied by two tribes in Modoc County and seized at least 12,000 marijuana plants and more than 100 pounds of processed marijuana. In a release announci
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 20, 2015 11:40
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