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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Delany says that the proposed law is unique in its focus on the tobacco industry, on the tobacco products, and its alignment with international law...."The law would state that, if specific prevalence reduction targets for 2020 are not reached, permission
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:37
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[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05
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Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

Substantial disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence exist among and within Asian and Hispanic subgroups, with Koreans and Puerto Ricans reporting the highest cigarette smoking prevalences within their respective racial/ethnic population. These f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:22
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Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports

"Even though the overall cigarette smoking rate is declining, disparities remain among racial and ethnic groups and within subgroups," said Bridgette Garrett, associate director for health equity in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's O
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2016 21:20
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[Alaska] Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups — except one

Only among Native Americans and Alaska Natives did the smoking rate rise...“In general, smoking is getting more and more concentrated among disadvantaged groups. And it's poor people, ethnic minorities, people with mental illness,” said Glantz
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2016 17:41
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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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[South Dakota] WALN: The Right To Smoke Deadly Cigarettes

Last month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) approved Resolution #SPO-16-046, which was passed with the intent of “Supporting Policies to Reduce Commercial Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco-Related Disease among American
Lakota Country Times
added Jul 22, 2016 02:04
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[Illinois] Mego: Raising the tobacco-buying age in Naperville a no-brainer

More people in the United States die from second-hand smoke than from shootings, which is one argument for raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21, columnist Bill Mego says.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 16, 2016 00:57
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Northern Arizona University now tobacco free -- with two exceptions

One of two exceptions includes the use of ceremonial tobacco, permissible by the American Indian Religious Freedom Act. Tobacco for ceremonial use must be approved in advance. The other exception is the use of tobacco in the classroom setting, such as i
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:32
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[New Zealand] AVCA group’s Vape It Forward programme

programme continues to be a significant success for family and whanau in Aotearoa. With an increasing success rate, the Vape It Forward programme provides e-cigarette starter kits for those wanting to give up smoking. Mandi Coles who helps run the progr
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2016 16:02
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