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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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Study pushes back earliest date of tobacco usage in North America

A pipe from that was discovered at a tribal site in present-day Alabama indicates tobacco was used by the first Americans much earlier than thought. The pipe, carved from limestone, tested positive for nicotine, The Cherokee One Feather reported. It date
Indianz.com
added Jun 20, 2018 14:25
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Teen drinking and drug use risk higher on Native American reservations

The harms associated with high rates of use and early initiation of drinking, smoking, and using drugs for Native American youth include increasing rates of use in adulthood, higher risk of developing addiction, more alcohol-related problems and higher o
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze as Teens' Drug of Choice

Boys, black Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and multi-racial Americans were the most likely to turn to marijuana before other recreational drugs, the new report suggests. For the study, the investigators analyzed nationwide surveys done between 2
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 4, 2018 14:17
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[New York] FedEx Wants Most Of $681M Cigarette Smuggling Case Axed ($$)

asked a New York federal judge for a quick win on more than half of the damages at issue in a $681 million cigarette-smuggling lawsuit brought by New York City and state authorities, with the delivery company’s filings asserting most of the government’s c
Law360
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[New Zealand] Barry Soper: Cigarettes in parliament

Today thankfully all that's changed, ciggies are not only off limits within Parliament buildings, they're banned from the surrounding area, Helen Clark finally saw to that... Ironically the woman she had the biggest falling out with as Prime Minister was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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[New Zealand] Experts tell Government to ban cigarette sales by 2025 as smoke free goal 'a train wreck for Maori and Pasifika'

A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner have today told politicians they should pass a law now to make selling cigarettes illegal by 2025. 'We will not hit 2025 smoke free New Zealand on the current rate of mahi' Play Video01:27 Health leaders
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:46
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[New Zealand] Smokefree activist says a ban on cigarettes would be premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'

"There's probably a few things we need to do beforehand, and one of them is we need to discriminate against tobacco with legislation," Mr Broughton said. "We need to make it unpalatable, we need to make it unaffordable, and we need to make sure that the
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:44
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