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[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57
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[Missouri] 3 Canadians Plead Guilty To $17M Cigarette Scheme ($$)

admitted to a Missouri federal court their roles in a $17 million scheme to move hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from Kansas City to New York to be sold on Indian reservations, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced. Montr
Law360
added Jun 9, 2017 17:14
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Canada] On World No Tobacco Day, Nunavut urges people to go tobacco-free

More than two in three Inuit living in Nunavut and aged 15 and older are daily smokers, according to Statistics Canada. To lower the numbers of smokers in Nunavut, the department’s Tobacco Reduction Program wants organizations, associations and hamlets
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:45
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[New Zealand] What you can do to support World Smokefree Day

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 is all about whanau, which the theme of this year's World Smokefree Day in New Zealand. What does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 really mean? It means that by 2025 less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders will choose not to smoke. Choice i
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:43
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Relationships between smoking behaviors and cotinine levels among two American Indian populations with distinct smoking patterns

Among Northern Plains and Southwest non-smokers, relatively high cotinine levels, representative of high tobacco exposure, suggest considerable exposure to secondhand smoke. It is critical to highlight the extent of secondhand smoke exposure among the Nor
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

"The area of tobacco control. Industries may turn around and say well that's cut into their profitability and take the countries to court in these tribunals that are extra judicial to our own judicial systems."... it includes a specific carve out restrict
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2017 14:58
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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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