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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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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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[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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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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Smokefree 2025 Aotearoa/New Zealand

New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal is rooted in long-standing concerns among Mäori (the indigenous peoples of New Zealand) communities and leaders about the high rate of smoking-related harms among Mäori. In 2006 a leading Mäori Party Member of Parliamen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco premieres November 13 on tpt's MN Channel

Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco features dozens of Minnesota American Indians telling their tobacco stories and discussing how tobacco traditions were corrupted by the commercial tobacco industry. Coproduced by ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the progra
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 17:38
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[Washington] Feds Prevail In Effort To Collect $6.4M From Tribal Cig Co. ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Monday ordered Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act to the federal government. U.S. District
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:25
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[Alaska] The far-reaching effects of eliminating tobacco use on health campuses

November 17 marks ANTHC's 10th anniversary of adopting a tobacco-free policy (it has been updated to include not only cigarettes and spit tobacco, but e-cigarettes as well). The anniversary coincides with the Great American Smokeout, a national event cre
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Nov 7, 2016 22:02
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[New Zealand] READER REPORT: 'I want to die early and harm those I love'

One of the first assertions Giddy makes is that society casts smokers aside as lepers. This was probably accurate a decade ago, but now “lepers” is a word often used by pro-tobacco lobbyists attempting to gain favour with smokers as they claim it’s gover
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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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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