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[Canada] Nunavut smoking rates high, but tobacco law enforcement low

Twelve years into implementation, no fines have been levied under Nunavut’s Tobacco Control Act for smoking within prohibited areas despite the territory remaining the highest per capita smoking jurisdiction in Canada. That’s according to Health Ministe
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:42
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[Alaska] SEARHC Supports HUD Decision to Prohibit Smoking in Public Housing

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to require all public housing agencies to go smoke-free within 18 months. The new rule includes not only residential units
Alaska Native News and Information
added Dec 5, 2016 22:21
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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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[Canada] Backgrounder – Future of Tobacco Control

Minister Philpott will convene a national forum to hear from stakeholders, including tobacco control organizations, health professionals, First Nations and Inuit people, provinces, territories and international experts. The forum will inform the developme
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:29
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[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Canada] Study finds almost half of discarded cigarettes butts at UBC are contraband

British Columbia remains a significant market for untaxed contraband cigarettes, according to a study by the Western Convenience Stores Association. The majority, which are being manufactured on First Nations reserves in Eastern Canada, are finding their
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:28
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New study shows racial/ethnic variations in quitline reach among US smokers

Quitlines, hotlines that provide free cessation services for smokers, appear to be reaching minority populations that typically underutilize cessation treatments and have high smoking prevalence, particularly African Americans and American Indians/Alaska
Science Magazine
added Nov 16, 2016 17:33
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Race/Ethnic Variations in Quitline Use Among US Adult Tobacco Users in 45 States, 2011–2013

Quitlines appear to be reaching minority populations; however, overall reach remains low and variations in quitline reach exist by race/ethnicity. Opportunities exist to increase the utilization of quitlines and other effective cessation treatments among
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 16, 2016 17:31
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