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[New Zealand] VIDEO: E-cig subsidy could help Maori quitters

Maori public health organisation Hapai Te Hauora believes subsidising e-cigarettes is a way to help many Maori break their addiction to tobacco. Tobacco control advocacy service manager Zoe Hawke says she is seeing many Maori who are interested in vapin
Waatea News (nz)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49
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[New Zealand] Subsidise e-cigarettes to help smokers quit: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox

Smokers needing help to quit can get a subsidy for nicotine patches, gum or lozenges that can save them hundreds of dollars. But the Maori Party thinks the Government should look at extending that subsidy to e-cigarettes. Making New Zealand smoke-free
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24
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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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[New York] Federal Judge Rules Against Tribes in Cigarette-Tax Dispute

State laws that tax tobacco sales by Native American vendors from two western New York tribes to non-Indians do not infringe on tribal sovereignty or other constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled.
New York Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 19:31
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
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[Australia] The effect of pack warning labels on quitting and related thoughts and behaviours in a national cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Graphic warning labels appear to have a positive impact on the understanding, concerns and motivations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and, through these, their quit attempts. IMPLICATIONS Graphic warning labels are likely to be effectiv
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:22
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[New Zealand] 'How far can you oppress somebody?': Anti-smoking campaigner says tax hikes aren't working

Tobacco taxes have been regularly increasing since 2010, under the National and Maori Party coalition. Dr Marewa Glover, a public health analyst and associate professor at Massey University, said their argument wasn't stacking up... "It's just a tax grab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:55
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[New Zealand] High rate of pregnant smokers a 'sad statistic'

Nearly 15 per cent of Kiwi women continue to smoke during pregnancy...women under the age of 20, Maori women and women living in deprived areas were most likely to smoke while pregnant. Smoking cessation services are targeting priority groups through sp
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:36
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