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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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[South Dakota] WALN: The Right To Smoke Deadly Cigarettes

Last month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) approved Resolution #SPO-16-046, which was passed with the intent of “Supporting Policies to Reduce Commercial Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco-Related Disease among American
Lakota Country Times
added Jul 22, 2016 02:04
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[Illinois] Mego: Raising the tobacco-buying age in Naperville a no-brainer

More people in the United States die from second-hand smoke than from shootings, which is one argument for raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21, columnist Bill Mego says.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 16, 2016 00:57
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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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[New Zealand] AVCA group’s Vape It Forward programme

programme continues to be a significant success for family and whanau in Aotearoa. With an increasing success rate, the Vape It Forward programme provides e-cigarette starter kits for those wanting to give up smoking. Mandi Coles who helps run the progr
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2016 16:02
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Common state mechanisms regulating tribal tobacco taxation and sales, the USA, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many states with a tribal presence have no formal strategies for non-members purchasing tobacco on tribal lands. Formalising policies and harmonising tax rates may assist states in collecting tax revenue from non-tribal consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2016 20:01
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[New Zealand] Smokefree lobbyists face chop

groups face likely closure after a Government decision to slash funding for anti-smoking advocacy...Ministry of Health has awarded a single national anti-smoking advocacy contract to West Auckland-based Maori health agency Hapai Te Hauora. Total funding
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 28, 2016 21:24
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[New Zealand] On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Fox: “...for the last 27 years – 27 years – I have not attended a funeral of someone in our family, and I’ve attended numerous funerals, who has died of natural causes… you and your companies are addicting people to cigarettes and telling us that it’s the
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:27
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[Canada] Owner, employee of First Nations smoke shop fined

Craig Blacksmith, the shop's owner, and Tammy Walters, an employee, were convicted on Thursday... Blacksmith has been a well-known supporter of smoke shops that sell contraband cigarettes run by Dakota people as a means of highlighting social and economi
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:43
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[Canada] Manitoba First Nation smoke shop owner, staffer fined $2M

Both were accused of possessing and selling non-Manitoba marked cigarettes and snuff at the shop, located southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man... It's not the first time Blacksmith has defied provincial authorities on the issue of tobacco sales. In 2012
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:39
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