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[Washington] Minority Co-Owners Claim Full Right To Native Wash. Land ($$)

minority landowners of an off-reservation property in Washington fighting an eviction notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs lashed out... is the site of the Indian Country Store where Edward Comenout Jr. sold cigarettes and tobacco...
added Nov 24, 2015 15:43

[Washington] Tribe Not Immune In $90M Cigarette Tax Row, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

The estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation who was embroiled in a now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes told the Ninth Circuit Wednesday that the tribe is not immune to its counterclaims seeking damages for lost
added Nov 20, 2015 18:04

[Washington] Tribe's Contractor Not Immune In Land Row, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

The owner of an off-reservation property in Washington ensnared in multiple lawsuits over allegedly unpaid cigarette taxes told the Ninth Circuit Wednesday that tribal sovereign immunity does not extend to a hired contractor who posted a sign threatening
added Nov 20, 2015 18:03

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC

Just last week, the CDC published 2014 figures showing that last year, 16.8 percent of adults smoked. But the new statistics -- which tracked smoking rates to June of this year -- show the number has tumbled even further.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2015 22:31

[Australia] Pilot program finds success among smoking prisoners

thereby laying the foundation for smoke-free prisons throughout WA. The Cancer Council WA's Fresh Start workplace quitting program was adapted to 15 inmates in the Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison (EGRP), whose population is predominately Aboriginal.
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 11, 2015 00:49

[North Carolina] Cigarette butt receptacles to be removed from Council House, TOP

outside of the Tribal Council House and the TOP Building will soon be removed. Tribal Council passed Resolution No. 39 (2015) during Annual Council on Thursday, Oct. 29 by a unanimous vote that calls for the removal of those receptacles and replacing the
Cherokee One Feather
added Oct 29, 2015 22:10

[New Zealand] Taxing tobacco in NZ: What we know and what could be next

NZ will need additional tobacco control strategies if it is to have a high probability of achieving the Government’s Smokefree 2025 goal. The tax increases should be accompanied by rigorous evaluation and research so that the most effective approaches can
University of Otago (nz)
added Oct 26, 2015 18:48

[Australia] Indigenous health equality gets plan

The plan sets out 20 new goals that deal broadly with improving the health of pregnant women, reducing smoking, tackling diabetes, providing more health checks and achieving better immunisation rates. Four out of 10 indigenous people smoke, and the deat
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 15:34

[South Dakota] Governor Hates It, but Sioux See Bonanza in Pot Smoking Lounge

Santee Sioux hope the marijuana "smoking lounge" they are building in a converted bowling alley will bring $2 million a month to the tribe, despite opposition from the governor, who calls the project illegal. Workers are gutting a bowling alley acros
Courthouse News
added Oct 21, 2015 14:10

[New York] CRUDELE: How the government wasted tobacco’s $200B windfall

So, Albany is missing out on billions from smuggled cigarettes, losing out on tax from the smokes the Native Americans are selling, and shouldering the cost of bonds foolishly issued to back Master Settlement money it might never see. I called state Att
New York Post
added Oct 20, 2015 13:22
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