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[South Dakota] Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Bans Public Indoor Smoking

is the first tribe in South Dakota to ban smoking in indoor public spaces. The Smoke-Free Air Act bans smoking cigarettes inside restaurants, workplaces, and tribal offices. The act also requires that cigarette smoke be kept at least 50 feet away from bu
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added May 10, 2015 11:23

[California] Feds seize large Fresno County tribal cache of cigarettes

cigarettes headed to Big Sandy Rancheria • The Fresno County tribe filed a motion in federal court to get the cigarettes returned • The tribe, a California distributor, says the cigarettes are worth more than $600,000
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 4, 2015 19:30
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What would Indian reservations mean in Alaska?

The deadline approaches for Gov. Bill Walker and Attorney General Craig Richards to decide whether to appeal a federal court ruling in the Akiachak case...would probably have no state or local taxes on gasoline and tobacco sales. In addition, tribal memb
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 27, 2015 09:00

[Canada, New York] Ontario ramps up fight against contraband tobacco

Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28

[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30

[Canada] Ontario Cigarette Allocation Review

In 1993, the government of Ontario formally introduced the First Nations Cigarette Allocation System (sometimes referred to as "the cigarette quota") under the Tobacco Tax Act. Prior to this, the government had imposed a cigarette quota system on First N
Allocations Review (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:19

[Canada] First Nations Cigarette Allocation System (PDF)

This publication outlines Ontario's First Nations Cigarette Allocation System outlined in Ontario Regulation 649/93 (O. Reg. 649/93) made under the Tobacco Tax Act. It provides general information only and does not replace the Tobacco Tax Act and Regul
Ontario Ministry of Finance (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:11

Demographic factors associated with smoking cessation during pregnancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2000-2011

Between 2000 and 2011, rates of smoking cessation during pregnancy increased dramatically across all demographic groups. However, specific demographic groups remain significantly less likely to quit smoking, suggesting a need for targeted efforts to promo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:43

[Hawaii] Biomarkers of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Racial/Ethnic Groups at High Risk for Lung Cancer

Racial/ethnic groups with higher rates of lung cancer had slower nicotine metabolism than Whites. The complex relationship between lung cancer risk and nicotine metabolism among racial/ethnic groups needs further clarification.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:11

[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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