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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

[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

[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

New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan

The government plans to hike tobacco taxes by 46 percent over the next four years as it continues an ambitious campaign to eliminate smoking from the South Pacific nation by 2025. Once the taxes are in place, a pack of 20 cigarettes will cost about 30 Ne
AP - Associated Press
added May 26, 2016 14:21

[Australia] Marrin Weejali aims to cut smoking rates in western Sydney

SMOKING rates in western Sydney have more than halved since 2002, falling from 24.1 to 10.2 per cent in 2015 – the third lowest in NSW. However, smoking continues to be a major problem among Indigenous communities in the region.
St Marys/Mt Druitt (NSW) Star (au)
added May 19, 2016 23:28

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Maori women calling for easier access to E-cigarettes to help them quit

Selling the devices and nicotine liquid is a criminal act - Maori Affairs reporter Yvonne Tahana explains.
TVNZ (nz)
added May 18, 2016 19:46

School activities may be key to tobacco cessation for Native American adolescents

research from the University of Missouri on the smoking habits of Native American adolescents finds that family warmth and support, as well as participation in school activities, can play a role in tobacco prevention.
added May 9, 2016 22:09

[Australia] Campaign targets Indigenous smokers

The federal government will target Indigenous smokers in a new $10 million advertising campaign. Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash said the Don't Make Smokes Your Story focuses on the values within Indigenous communities such as the health and wellbeing
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 1, 2016 17:30

[Australia, UK] Indigenous health: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking rate drops below 40%

For the first time the rate of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has dropped below 40% and a third of those who have previously smoked have now successfully quit, new data shows. However, the rate remains much higher than non-In
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:43
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