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

“The law would state that, if specific prevalence reduction targets for 2020 are not reached, permission to sell tobacco would be transferred to ‘not for profit’ or health agencies. These agencies would be required by law to reduce sales,” she says. The
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 5, 2016 20:11
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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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[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] 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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