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[Connecticut] State investigating cigarette sales on Mashantucket reservation

“The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services can confirm that activities were conducted by DRS personnel in the area yesterday as part of an active and ongoing criminal investigation,” Jim Polites, the department’s communications director, wrote in an
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:20
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Canada's indigenous people fight for rights with new cash crop: cannabis

Facing higher levels of poverty and unemployment than the general population, many indigenous people see the marijuana trade as a valuable source of income.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:08
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[Virginia] Perspective: Pocahontas, and her long, 400-year history of being used as a pawn

Since the first years of the Virginia colony, the girl with a short life and a long history has been a pawn, moved this way and that to serve the interests of colonists, nations and tribes, tobacco sellers, moviemakers and activists.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2018 02:24
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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[Connecticut] Reels vows to press case over state cigarette tax on reservation

When state revenue agents showed up this week at his tiny convenience store on the Mashantucket Pequot reservation, Kenny Reels wondered where they’d been. “I was shocked it took so long,” Reels said Thursday, days after the Department of Revenue Service
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:10
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Unusual features of figure carved into 2,000-year-old tobacco pipe do NOT depict dwarfism as previously thought, but reveal iodine deficiency in ancient Ohio Valley, study claims

A bulge at the base of the figure’s neck is a tell-tale sign of thyroid disease, as is the short stature, researchers now say, and it appears even shorter due to the squatted position that likely represents a ceremonial dance. 'What caught my eye on thi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:20
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FedEx Wins Dismissal Of New York Federal Dispute Over Cigarette Shipments ($$)

In a Sept. 26 decision, a New York federal judge rejected allegations by the city of New York and the New York attorney general that FedEx Freight Inc....
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2018 20:04
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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2017

During 2014–2017, ever-use and current use of any tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students were highest among Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders and American Indians/Alaska Natives and lowest among Asians.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:51
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cdc finds ‘marked disparities’ in youth tobacco use by race and ethnicity

youth tobacco use is highest among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, who make up almost a quarter — 23.4 percent — of U.S. teens who currently use a tobacco product, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:50
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[New Zealand] Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option

Hāpai Te Hauora agree with calls to reprioritise tobacco tax funds made in the recently released 'Future of Tax' interim report...if managed well, vaping can have a significant impact on smoking prevalence supporting the government goal of a Smokefree NZ
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:33
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