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[Australia] Study of indigenous smokers provides new strategies for quit campaigns

CELEBRITY endorsements do little to sell the quit-smoking message to indigenous communities, but researchers have found that examples set by family and friends who stub out have a big impact on those around them.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:58

[New York] Cigarette smuggling packing a wallop

In no other state are so many cigarettes slipped under tax law. According to Mackinac Center numbers, 57 percent of all cigarettes smoked in New York are illegally trafficked to avoid high state taxes. “I didn’t even think about it until I started study
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Apr 6, 2014 09:25

[New York] Women accused of profiting from tax-free cigarettes

Two Wayne County women said they were just trying to help out family and friends. They admit to traveling to Indian reservations to purchase tax-free cigarettes. Prosecutors said they intended to sell the cigarettes for a profit. "It's illegal and it's i
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Mar 27, 2014 17:10

[Idaho, New York] Attorney generals fear federal retreat on tribal tobacco tax enforcement

millions of dollars in annual tax revenues are hanging in the balance. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, enacted in 2010. The law requires all interstate sellers of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to register and
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 25, 2014 14:21

[New York] AGs concerned about Indian-tribe tobacco sales

Schneiderman and other state attorneys general are alarmed that federal enforcement of a law aimed at Indian-tribe tobacco sales might go up in smoke. The law in question is the PACT — Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking — Act, enacted in 2010.
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Mar 23, 2014 12:41

[Oklahoma] Thirdhand Smoke? A clandestine health threat: The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke

Several articles came out this week ... I grew up with parents who smoked, in the house and smoked in the car where they politely opened the triangular vent windows to allow some of the smoke out. We have come a long way since they made cars with those
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 19, 2014 15:34

A gift and a burden: the purchase and distribution of duty-free tobacco and its potential impact upon Pacific people in New Zealand

The findings suggest a ban on duty-free sales could be an important measure to help achieve the smokefree 2025 goal among Pacific communities in New Zealand. This measure would eliminate duty-free tobacco as a cheap form of supply, and efforts to denormal
Tobacco Control
added Mar 18, 2014 15:09

[Canada, New York] SPEAR: First Nations Need Tobacco More Than Harper's Law and Order

a more plainly descriptive title for this legislation might be "A Bill to Prevent the Mohawks from Cutting Into Our Business." Contraband tobacco refers to the reserve-based smoke shack industry, which has bloomed in the past decade on the reserves alon
First Perspective (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:10

Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Alaska Native Adolescents: Group Randomized Pilot Trial

Conclusion: The intensive, individual-focused intervention used in this study was feasible but not effective for tobacco cessation among AN youth. Alternative approaches are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 19, 2014 09:32

[New Zealand] TPPA threat to treaty rights

Mana leader Hone Harawira says the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement is a threat to Maori rights ... under the TPP, multinational tobacco companies would be able to take action to stop New Zealand imposing tobacco control measures like plain packaging.
Waatea News (nz)
added Feb 16, 2014 17:55
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