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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[New Zealand] Tobacco tax increase comes in today

It's the first of four consecutive 10 percent rises coming into force on 1 January each year until 2020. Roughly 15 percent of adult New Zealanders, or 550,000 people, are estimated to smoke daily, and smoking-related illnesses kill up to 5000 a year.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:29
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[New Zealand] 300 smokers call it quits after tobacco tax hike

Andrew Slater, CEO Quitline says, “So, so far today we've had over 100 people call us by lunchtime looking to enrol and get support for quitting smoking. We'll expect to see that sort of hit around 300 people by the end of today.” The Māori tobacco advo
Māori Television (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:42
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[New York] Senecas add tax-free gas, tobacco sales to Niagara Falls land

Tax-free gasoline and tobacco products went on sale Friday at a new Seneca One Stop outside the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The Seneca Nation of Indians opened a 24-pump gas station and convenience store on its 50-acre territory in downtown Niagara F
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 26, 2016 16:31
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[New Zealand] Smoking rates falling: Will we reach the Smokefree 2025 target?

New research has revealed the number of regular smokers dropped to 15.1 per cent in 2013, according to NZ Census data, which translates to a 22.5 per cent drop ...Maori levels were at 38.6 per cent, a small decline from 42.1 per cent in 2006-07.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:40
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco winning the battle for the hearts and lungs of young adults

Data from the 2015/16 New Zealand Health Survey released today shows that overall, 14% of adult New Zealanders (520,000) are smoking daily: 36% of Maori (172,000); 23% of Pacific people (51,000); and 12.5% of European/Other (359,000). Women and men smoke
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2016 20:04
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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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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[Alaska] SEARHC Supports HUD Decision to Prohibit Smoking in Public Housing

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to require all public housing agencies to go smoke-free within 18 months. The new rule includes not only residential units
Alaska Native News and Information
added Dec 5, 2016 22:21
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