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Point-of-sale marketing of little cigars and cigarillos on and near California Tribal lands

Policy-makers and Tribal leaders should consider regulations that would limit access to LCCs at point of sale to help prevent youth initiation and reduce smoking-related morbidity and mortality among American Indians.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 2, 2018 07:26
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Interior Northwest Indians used tobacco long before European contact

Washington State University researchers have determined that Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco at least 1,200 years ago, long before the arrival of traders and settlers from the eastern United States. Their finding upends a long-held view that in
HeritageDaily
added Oct 30, 2018 21:49
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[Connecticut] State investigating cigarette sales on Mashantucket reservation

“The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services can confirm that activities were conducted by DRS personnel in the area yesterday as part of an active and ongoing criminal investigation,” Jim Polites, the department’s communications director, wrote in an
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:20
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Canada's indigenous people fight for rights with new cash crop: cannabis

Facing higher levels of poverty and unemployment than the general population, many indigenous people see the marijuana trade as a valuable source of income.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:08
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[Virginia] Perspective: Pocahontas, and her long, 400-year history of being used as a pawn

Since the first years of the Virginia colony, the girl with a short life and a long history has been a pawn, moved this way and that to serve the interests of colonists, nations and tribes, tobacco sellers, moviemakers and activists.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2018 02:24
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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[Connecticut] Reels vows to press case over state cigarette tax on reservation

When state revenue agents showed up this week at his tiny convenience store on the Mashantucket Pequot reservation, Kenny Reels wondered where they’d been. “I was shocked it took so long,” Reels said Thursday, days after the Department of Revenue Service
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:10
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Unusual features of figure carved into 2,000-year-old tobacco pipe do NOT depict dwarfism as previously thought, but reveal iodine deficiency in ancient Ohio Valley, study claims

A bulge at the base of the figure’s neck is a tell-tale sign of thyroid disease, as is the short stature, researchers now say, and it appears even shorter due to the squatted position that likely represents a ceremonial dance. 'What caught my eye on thi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:20
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FedEx Wins Dismissal Of New York Federal Dispute Over Cigarette Shipments ($$)

In a Sept. 26 decision, a New York federal judge rejected allegations by the city of New York and the New York attorney general that FedEx Freight Inc....
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2018 20:04
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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2017

During 2014–2017, ever-use and current use of any tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students were highest among Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders and American Indians/Alaska Natives and lowest among Asians.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:51
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