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Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15
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[New Zealand] Maori smokefree goal closer, but no cigar

Census figures show the Maori smoking rate fell 10 per cent between 2006 and 2013 and Wanganui smoke-free advocates Tariana Turia and Heather Gifford say that's great. Mrs Turia worked to get smokefree legislation through when she was in Parliament. Ms
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 7, 2014 17:21
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[Connecticut, New York] Politicians debate relationship of cigarette taxes, smuggling

The racially tinged death of Garner puts a fresh spotlight on the little-publicized underworld of cigarette smuggling -- and the argument over whether high cigarette taxes deter smoking or simply encourage the illicit trade.
Connecticut Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:06
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[New Zealand] High nicotine hooks kiwi kids

A Maori tobacco control campaigner says the level of nicotine in New Zealand cigarettes needs to come down. Zoe Hawke from Te Ara Ha Ora says latest analysis of census data showing the incidence of Maori smokers has dropped 10 percent since 2006 to just
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:09
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[Canada] New York seeking $350 million from Six Nations

alleges that GRE and Native Wholesale Supply "have sold, shipped, and distributed, and continue to sell, ship, and distribute, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York as part of a joint venture." The quantities o
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 2, 2014 18:59
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[New Zealand] Stats show fall in Māori smoking rates

Māori health professionals are calling on the Government to change the way nicotine products are marketed and cut the amount of nicotine in them. National Māori Tobacco Control manager Zoe Hawke said New Zealand had the second highest level for nicotine
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:41
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Antismoking Story That Is Tailored to Native Alaskans

Research into adolescent psychology, ambitious antitobacco programs ... and public speaking projects like Mr. Patterson’s all support a powerful new insight into how to head off nicotine addiction before it starts: Stories work better than nagging
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2014 06:19
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[New Zealand] Tobacco still a ticking time bomb for Māori and Pacific

Newly-released statistics show Māori and Pacific smoking rates have fallen considerably in New Zealand, but national tobacco control services say there is still plenty of work to do. Māori regular smoking rates dropped by about 10% (from 42.2% to 32.7%)
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 1, 2014 18:13
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[Canada] Durham MPP Granville Anderson says Ontario will focus on smuggled smokes to raise revenues

With the Province on the red side of the ledger, the finance minister said Ontario will turn its attention to the “underground economy,” with a renewed focus on contraband tobacco products, which Mr. Sousa said could fetch as much as $400 million in addi
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:20
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[Canada] Clearing the smoke surrounding First Nations cigarettes / Who can buy what at First Nations smoke shops

O’TOOLE ACKNOWLEDGES there’s a loophole.... “I think both parties are responsible...Are non-natives breaking the law by taking advantage of the system? Yes, they are.” And, are people without a First Nations background aware they’re breaking the law whe
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:21
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