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American Indians in Minnesota reclaiming traditional tobacco

Minnesota’s nearly 60,000 American Indians have the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the state, according to health data. As a result, the 11 sovereign tribes are implementing more rules about commercial tobacco and encouraging the use of tra
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 17:50
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[Michigan] Tribe gets into tobacco business

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau. According to Jennifer Misegan, vice president of the Tri
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[New York] Mahoney urges Onondaga Nation to raise age for buying tobacco to 21

In a letter to the Onondaga Nation Council on Dec. 18, Mahoney requested the Nation adopt a law similar to one recently passed by the Onondaga County Legislature. That law raises the legal age to purchase tobacco, e-cigarettes and tobacco products to 21.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Dec 27, 2017 15:28
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Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians/Alaska Natives — United States, 2010–2015

Whereas significant progress has been made in reducing overall commercial tobacco product use, disparities persist, with American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) having one of the highest cigarette smoking prevalences of all racial/ethnic groups.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:35
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[Michigan] KBIC gets fed approval to make cigarettes

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau.
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 21:15
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025 At Risk: Government Urged to Listen to Māori

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ could be putting the Smokefree 2025 goal at risk ...Hāpai Te Hauora has supported the Ministry of Health and previous ministers’ compassionate and progressive stance on e-cigarettes which championed a realistic and
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:25
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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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Initiation of Traditional Cigarette Smoking after Electronic Cigarette Use among Tobacco-Naïve U.S. Young Adults

Baseline e-cigarette use was independently associated with initiation of traditional cigarette smoking at 18 months. This finding supports policy and educational interventions designed to decrease use of e-cigarettes among non-smokers.
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:03
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[Canada] MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION First Nations demand control over cannabis sales

First Nations leaders say they must be given the right to govern the sale and distribution of legalized marijuana within their communities and to set the laws that will oversee its use by their people.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:04
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