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[Canada] VAN GEYN: Tax-free cigarettes adding to Ontario's contraband problem

Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has obtained documents ...Ontario Cigarette Allocation System is sending so many tax-free cigarettes to Ontario reserves that to be consumed legally, every smoker on a reserve over the age of 15 would have to smoke 61 c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 18:01

[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34

[New Zealand] Health professionals called upon to learn about vaping

“The health professionals admitted that they didn’t know very much about e-cigarettes but they wanted to learn.” Said Fraser. “Some of them had some concerns about nicotine e-cigarettes but said they would still support patients, who chose an e-cigarette
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23

Inequities in tobacco retailer sales to minors by neighbourhood racial/ethnic composition, poverty and segregation, USA, 2015

The proportion of American Indian residents, Black residents, Latino residents and residents less than age 65 under the poverty line in a neighbourhood are independently, positively associated with the likelihood that a retailer in that neighbourhood will
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2016 17:15

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska launches smoke-free gambling option in Iowa

A Native American casino in northwest Iowa that’s owned and run by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is now offering a “non-smoking” gaming room...WinnaVegas Casino in the town of Sloan: “So many people out there love to gamble and hate cigarette smoke.”
Nebraska Radio Network
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52

[South Dakota] State awards $221195 in tobacco disparities grants

The Department of Health is awarding $221,194.85 in grants to reduce tobacco use in the state, it was announced in a news release. The tobacco disparities grants are aimed at reducing tobacco use among populations disproportionately affected with higher
Pierre (SD) Capital Journal
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Another win for smoke-free parks in Pierce County

Whether it’s a symbolic gesture or a real blow against the world’s leading cause of preventable death, congratulations to Fife for defending predominant public-health values. Now Fife leaders can focus on efforts such as opening the new Brookville Garden
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 17, 2016 05:20
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[New Zealand] Bylaw business unusual for anti-smoking push

Maori public health service Hapai Te Hauora is welcoming Auckland Council’s consideration of a bylaw to ban smoking in some open spaces. It comes after an internal analyst slammed the council for failing to develop Maori-specific smokefree initiatives.
Waatea News (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:12

12,300-year-old fire pit found in northern Utah

An ancient tribal fire pit with tools, a spear tip and tobacco seeds that archaeologists say dates back 12,300 years was recently discovered on a military testing range in northern Utah.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2016 04:29
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