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[New York] Cayuga Nation cigarette plant standoff

A chain link fence separated the two groups as they stayed in position to prevent others from coming entering or exiting Great Swamp Enterprise, the cigarette factory owned and operated by Cayuga Indian Nation. A dispute over leadership has divided the
13WHAM TV (Rochester, NY)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:43

[Washington] Judge: Reservation-based tobacco company must pay $58M in taxes, penalties

The company’s legal troubles started in 2011, when FBI agents raided its White Swan facility and seized records and computer equipment. #Attorneys for Wheeler, an enrolled Yakama, argued that under the tribe’s 1855 treaty and the General Allotment Act of
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Sep 5, 2014 13:00

[Washington] King Mountain Tobacco must pay $58M in taxes, penalties

owes $58 million in back taxes and penalties, a U.S. District Court judge in Yakima ruled in rejecting the Yakama reservation-based cigarette manufacturer’s arguments that the assessments were inaccurate.
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Sep 5, 2014 13:00

[Australia] VIDEO: How a new film looks to change the tobacco story of Arnhem Land

Ngarali: the tobacco story of Arnhem Land is a documentary produced to address the high rates of smoking (around 70 per cent) amongst the Yolgnu people of East Arnhem Land.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:41

[New Zealand] Pregnant Maori mums offered gift vouchers to quit smoking

If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you.
Voxy (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:33

[New Zealand] Maori mums' smoking big health worry in Bay

According to Hawke's Bay District Health Board figures, the non-Maori and non-Pacific smoking rate of mothers is 11 per cent, compared with 46 per cent for Maori. Of Maori women aged 20-29, 49 per cent smoke.
Hawke's Bay Today (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:19

[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05

NACS Files Comments with FDA on E-Cigarette Rulemaking

expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age. In fact, NACS has encouraged its members to adopt this approach as a best practice since before the FDA
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:58

Big Tobacco Blames Indians for High Taxes

The federal government refuses to account for the billions of cigarettes produced and sold by rogue manufacturers when it tallies up taxes owed by tobacco companies who play by the rules, R.J. Reynolds claims in court.
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 16:35

Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23
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