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[New Zealand] Smoking among Maori girls stubbornly high

A new survey by Action on Smoking and Health shows smoking among 14 and 15 year olds is at its lowest level in 15 years. Just three percent are still smoking. But ASH director Stephanie Erick said Maori girls at that age are 4 times more likely to smok
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:33

[Indonesia] Minister in hot water for encouraging smoking

Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa has drawn criticism for her decision to hand out cigarettes to leaders of the Orang Rimba, an indigenous community located in the Bukit Duabelas National Park (TNBD) in Jambi.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:49

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia minister in row over free cigarettes

Indonesian anti-smoking groups have threatened to take legal action against a government minister for distributing free packets of cigarettes to members of an indigenous tribe. They say the social affairs minister's actions breached government regulatio
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32

[New York, Virginia] Special report: Garner case brings cigarette trafficking to light

Illicit interstate cigarette trafficking is a problem many believe could be cured by a uniform national cigarette tax. New York, purportedly to save lives and to boost revenue, imposes the highest tax in the country at $4.35 a pack, while Virginia, avers
added Mar 18, 2015 14:21

Native American Tobacco Co. Stuck With $60M Tax Ruling ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Monday blocked a Native American tobacco producer from relitigating an estimated $60 million excise tax payment the company must shell out to the IRS, saying the assessment against the producer is valid and unambiguous.
added Mar 18, 2015 12:29

Global E-Cigarette Market Trends Points to Significant Growth in Coming Years - Company Enters JV Partnership to Bring E-Cig Products to Native American Gaming Industry Casinos

Breathe eCig Corp. (OTCQB: BVAP), the electronic cigarette industry innovator and pioneer, announced today an exclusive partnership with Native American Marketing Enterprises. The joint venture will distribute and sell socially and environmentally consci
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2015 12:39

Breathe eCig Corp. Partners with Native American Marketing Enterprises

The joint venture will distribute and sell socially and environmentally conscious Breathe e-cigarettes to the Native American gaming industry casinos beginning in the second quarter of 2015.
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2015 12:38

Tariana Turia: looking ahead to a tobacco-free New Zealand

Next week, Dame Tariana Turia will be one of the recipients of the American Cancer Society Luther L Terry Awards, for “exemplary leadership in tobacco control”. This will come as no surprise to her friends and colleagues in her native New Zealand, who hav
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:22

[USA, New York] Review: ‘The Plains Indians,’ America’s Early Artists, at the Met

The oldest is a carved stone pipe in the form of man with a double-bun hairdo … its function is evidence of traditions sustained over time. For the first Americans, for as far back as we know, the sharing of a tobacco pipe was a ceremonial way to strength
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2015 14:16

[California] Calif. Tobacco Seller Convicted In $16M Excise Tax Scheme ($$)

Moo Hoon "Steve" Kim of Cypress, California, brought cigars, chewing tobacco and leaf tobacco into the state and used front companies to disguise his purchases to avoid some $16 million in excise taxes, the DOJ said in a release.
added Mar 8, 2015 16:30
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