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[Canada] Owner, employee of First Nations smoke shop fined

Craig Blacksmith, the shop's owner, and Tammy Walters, an employee, were convicted on Thursday... Blacksmith has been a well-known supporter of smoke shops that sell contraband cigarettes run by Dakota people as a means of highlighting social and economi
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:43
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[Canada] Manitoba First Nation smoke shop owner, staffer fined $2M

Both were accused of possessing and selling non-Manitoba marked cigarettes and snuff at the shop, located southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man... It's not the first time Blacksmith has defied provincial authorities on the issue of tobacco sales. In 2012
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:39
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Adult smoking generally declines, still higher among Alaska Natives

Smoking rates continue to decline in Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services... The survey also showed an uptick in e-cigarette use among both high school students and adults. This year was the first year the survey asked
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Jun 15, 2016 16:28
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax: Butting out

A world authority on smoking cessation, New Zealander Dr Murray Laugesen, supports e-cigarettes as a prime and remarkably low-risk weapon against the killer habit. It’s time the ministry listened.
New Zealand Listener (nz)
added Jun 9, 2016 14:50
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[New Zealand] BONALLACK: Editorial: An end to smoking now clearly within sight

I can't explain why apparently the Maori and Pacific Island community appear to be hanging on to this particular addiction, but the country's health policy is for everyone. Perhaps some groups need strong role models who have the mana to provide positive
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:30
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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Cigarette Smoking Among Urban American Indian Adults — Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, Minnesota, 2011 (PDF)

Among American Indians surveyed in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, Minnesota, 59% were current smokers, and 19% were former smokers. Smoking was most common among persons aged 25–44 years (72%). Reports of secondhand smoke exposure were high, including
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 2, 2016 19:44
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[New Zealand] Health prof: Tobacco tax rise racist

New Zealand's leading Maori tobacco researcher says further tax increases on smokers have become a racist policy that is discriminating against Maori, mental health patients and others. Dr Marewa Glover, who has spent 23 years in tobacco research and su
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:58
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[New Zealand] 'Lead by example, ban smoking in Parliament grounds'

Cigarettes packets will be adorned in graphic health warnings by early next year, but the Maori Party wants the Government to lead by example and ban all smoking inside Parliament grounds. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox issued the challenge during a s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 31, 2016 19:22
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[New Zealand] Maori Party defend cigarette tax from racism claims

The Māori Party is defending their decision to support the tax hike on cigarettes following criticism from one of Māoridom’s leading tobacco health researchers. Dr Marewa Glover says the tax hasn't made significant changes on smoking rates, instead the
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:25
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[New Zealand] Smoking tax rise not racist: Turia

The architect of higher tobacco taxes, Maori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia, has hit back at claims by a Maori smoking researcher that continued tax hikes are "racist". Dame Tariana, who pushed for the policy of raising cigarette taxes by 10 per ce
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 30, 2016 16:29
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