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VIDEO: New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American Smokers

If the ordinance passes, Berkeley will join a number of other areas — such as Healdsburg, California; the state of Hawaii; and New York City — that have all implemented similar laws.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:34

[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06

[Canada] Grand River Enterprises boss named in large U.S. marijuana grow op raid

Jerry Montour's lawyer says 'unlawful' raids were on medical marijuana sites on sovereign aboriginal land
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:44

[Canada, California] Feds seize 12,000 marijuana plants from Indian land in Modoc County ($$)

Law enforcement officers from at least four agencies on Wednesday swooped onto American Indian land occupied by two tribes in Modoc County and seized at least 12,000 marijuana plants and more than 100 pounds of processed marijuana. In a release announci
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 20, 2015 11:40

[Canada, California] Grand River Enterprises boss linked to massive native grow op in U.S.

A founding member of Six Nations cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises is alleged to be the financial mastermind behind a massive marijuana grow operation that was recently busted on native land in the remote northeastern corner of California.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:35

[Canada] Women with unmarked cigarettes convicted

Two Dakota women have been fined thousands of dollars for unlawfully possessing unmarked cigarettes for sale. As in similar previous First Nations cases across the country, the accused argued that the court didn’t have jurisdiction over them.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2015 17:21

[Canada, California] Feds Snatch Massive Weed Haul at Sites Allegedly Linked to Big Tobacco

snatched more than 12,000 cannabis plants from two farming operations on Native American land in California, which were allegedly financed by a Canadian Aboriginal tobacco tycoon....Jerry Montour, CEO of a large Canadian tobacco firm Grand River Enterpris
added Jul 11, 2015 10:12

[New Zealand] Claim that false information being spread about e-cigs

Professor Glover is calling for official recognition of the vapourisers as a way to help Māori quit smoking. She said Maori are being disadvantaged because the nicotine product used in the vapourisers can only be purchased online from overseas. "So you n
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 9, 2015 15:46

[New Zealand] GLOVER: Is NZ Ready for Consumer-Driven Quit Smoking Programmes?

It annoys me that the disparity between Māori and Pākehā smoking rates will widen since Māori will be less likely to access nicotine via the internet – the predominant medium for accessing these new products. But, at least we still have time to debate t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 7, 2015 22:37
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