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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits $4 Million to Advance Health Equity

Funding from the Center for Prevention will help address health disparities associated with tobacco use and support the inclusion of health perspectives in decisions made within other sectors.
PR Newswire
added Feb 4, 2016 19:47

Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21

[New York] Cigarette magnate Rodney Morrison sentenced to over 12 years ($$)

Ending a case that has wound on for more than a decade, Rodney Morrison, the former cigarette magnate on the Poospatuck Reservation in Mastic, has been sentenced to 12 years and 9 months in federal prison, according to officials.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

[Canada] New resources to combat contraband tobacco sales

Paying less than $20 for a carton of cigarettes might sound tempting, but unless those smokes are for the intended consumer, hefty fines could follow. Smoke shops across First Nation communities in Ontario legally sell tobacco products that are both ex
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:52

[New Zealand] AUDIO: More action needed on Maori smoking rates

A report into progress on addressing tobacco-related harm among Māori shows few of the recommendations made to a parliamentary committee have been implemented... Only eight out of 42 of the recommendations had been fully implemented. Tobacco-free advocac
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:43

[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29

[New Zealand] Government failing to adequately address tobacco harm for Māori

The Government’s actions on the Māori Affairs Select Committee’s 2010 recommendations for addressing tobacco-related harm have been reviewed and published in the New Zealand Medical Journal. This review shows, five years on, little or no progress on seve
Foreign Affairs
added Jan 12, 2016 16:00

[New Zealand] Strong criticism of Govt over stubbornly high Māori smoking rates

Leading tobacco researchers and public health advocates say the Government is not doing enough to address tobacco-related harm against Māori. Māori smoking rates have hardly changed since 2011.
Māori Television (nz)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:03

college + grad school scholarship rewards creativity and community service

Truth Initiative is offering college and graduate students a chance to earn the “Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:15
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