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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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[Canada] Backgrounder – Future of Tobacco Control

Minister Philpott will convene a national forum to hear from stakeholders, including tobacco control organizations, health professionals, First Nations and Inuit people, provinces, territories and international experts. The forum will inform the developme
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:29
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[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Canada] Study finds almost half of discarded cigarettes butts at UBC are contraband

British Columbia remains a significant market for untaxed contraband cigarettes, according to a study by the Western Convenience Stores Association. The majority, which are being manufactured on First Nations reserves in Eastern Canada, are finding their
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:28
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New study shows racial/ethnic variations in quitline reach among US smokers

Quitlines, hotlines that provide free cessation services for smokers, appear to be reaching minority populations that typically underutilize cessation treatments and have high smoking prevalence, particularly African Americans and American Indians/Alaska
Science Magazine
added Nov 16, 2016 17:33
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Race/Ethnic Variations in Quitline Use Among US Adult Tobacco Users in 45 States, 2011–2013

Quitlines appear to be reaching minority populations; however, overall reach remains low and variations in quitline reach exist by race/ethnicity. Opportunities exist to increase the utilization of quitlines and other effective cessation treatments among
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 16, 2016 17:31
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Smokefree 2025 Aotearoa/New Zealand

New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal is rooted in long-standing concerns among Mäori (the indigenous peoples of New Zealand) communities and leaders about the high rate of smoking-related harms among Mäori. In 2006 a leading Mäori Party Member of Parliamen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco premieres November 13 on tpt's MN Channel

Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco features dozens of Minnesota American Indians telling their tobacco stories and discussing how tobacco traditions were corrupted by the commercial tobacco industry. Coproduced by ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the progra
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 17:38
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[Washington] Feds Prevail In Effort To Collect $6.4M From Tribal Cig Co. ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Monday ordered Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act to the federal government. U.S. District
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:25
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