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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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[Alaska] October 16, 2014 Community Happenings: ANB, ANS Back Smoke-Free Workplaces

Delegates at the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp are being commended by SEARHC for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Alaska Native people from the dangers of secon
Sitka (AK) Daily Sentinel
added Oct 16, 2014 17:44

CDC Announces FY 2014 Funding Awards for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

193 awards totaling nearly $212 million (first-year funding) are going to states, large and small cities and counties, tribes and tribal organizations, and national and community organizations. The grants are organized into six programs that focus on popu
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 26, 2014 17:00

[New York] Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules ($$)

voted recently to tighten rules on the sale and manufacture of tobacco products and to codify legal residency and guest status on the Southampton reservation, while disbanding the tribe's gaming authority and commission, tribal members said.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 21, 2014 23:43

[New Zealand] Rewards for smokers who quit 'insulting'

A $13,000 programme enticing expectant Maori and Pasifika mothers with jewellery and gift vouchers to stop smoking has been slammed as insulting and undignified by critics. But a doctor behind the scheme has defended it, saying two in five Maori women s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:04

[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07

ClearWay Minnesota Board of Directors welcomes new members

The new members are: Kelly Drummer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tiwahe Foundation... Janet Keysser, former manager of the state's asthma program... Anne Vars, a senior project manager in health care at Target.
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 16:50

[New York] MORE CAYUGA CONFLICT: Six Unity Council supporters take over cigarette plant

Unity Council leaders and the faction led by Clint Halftown had agreed several months ago, with the blessing of their lawyers and two judges, to maintain the status quo and not get involved with confrontations or disputes until the leadership dispute can
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Sep 16, 2014 04:04

[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
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