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[Australia] Marrin Weejali aims to cut smoking rates in western Sydney

SMOKING rates in western Sydney have more than halved since 2002, falling from 24.1 to 10.2 per cent in 2015 – the third lowest in NSW. However, smoking continues to be a major problem among Indigenous communities in the region.
St Marys/Mt Druitt (NSW) Star (au)
added May 19, 2016 23:28
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Maori women calling for easier access to E-cigarettes to help them quit

Selling the devices and nicotine liquid is a criminal act - Maori Affairs reporter Yvonne Tahana explains.
TVNZ (nz)
added May 18, 2016 19:46
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School activities may be key to tobacco cessation for Native American adolescents

research from the University of Missouri on the smoking habits of Native American adolescents finds that family warmth and support, as well as participation in school activities, can play a role in tobacco prevention.
EurekAlert
added May 9, 2016 22:09
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[Australia] Campaign targets Indigenous smokers

The federal government will target Indigenous smokers in a new $10 million advertising campaign. Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash said the Don't Make Smokes Your Story focuses on the values within Indigenous communities such as the health and wellbeing
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 1, 2016 17:30
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[Australia, UK] Indigenous health: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking rate drops below 40%

For the first time the rate of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has dropped below 40% and a third of those who have previously smoked have now successfully quit, new data shows. However, the rate remains much higher than non-In
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:43
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[New Zealand] PHOs seek dollars to grow their quit-smoking help, Maori providers 'culled'

Contracts to be canned as ministry gets tough on quit smoking industry / Anti-smoking campaigns and quit-smoking support in for big changes
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57
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[Canada, New York] Man faces federal charges for nearly a million untaxed cigarettes

That man, Ian Tarbell, 43...was on federal probation for a 2014 conviction in U.S. District Court in Utica. Tarbell smuggled Polish nationals from the Canadian portion of St. Regis Mohawk Reservation to a Wal-Mart parking lot in Massena. He served a year
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2016 16:41
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[Canada] BONSPIEL: Indigenous tobacco trade not 'contraband' industry

why we stand strongly and collectively behind our inherent right to trade tobacco – because there is nothing wrong with prospering, legally, in a world that has set so many boundaries for us to get ahead financially... Make no mistake: tobacco causes canc
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Canada] Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate blaze that destroyed closed Six Nations cigarette factory

A massive fire that destroyed a closed cigarette factory on the edge of Ohsweken this morning will be probed by the Ontario Fire Marshal's office. Six Nations fire crews arrived at 1342 Chiefswood Road around 4 a.m. to find the entire south side of a la
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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Kansas Gov. Signs Tribal Cigarette-Tax Pacts Into Law

new cigarette tax agreements with the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation into law in an effort to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands. The Prairie Band said in...
Law360
added Apr 9, 2016 13:46
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