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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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Big Sandy Ranchera Enterprises challenging California tobacco laws

A corporation owned by a Native American tribe is challenging California regulations regarding tobacco....by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of the Western Mono Indians. It is challenging the attempted application by Becerra of California laws pertaining to
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 31, 2018 04:55
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[New Zealand] Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Last week the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ spoke to Māori media using the ASH Year 10 Study that shows an increase in rangatahi (youth) experimenting with vaping devices from 20% in 2014 to 28% in 2016..."there is confusion out there around vaping
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:57
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

by misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-mar
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:20
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Electronic cigarette use and understanding among a national sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander smokers

Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers have used e-cigarettes. However, there is considerable misunderstanding about the relative harm of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes, in part due to the tight regulatory environment in Aus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:59
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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Study pushes back earliest date of tobacco usage in North America

A pipe from that was discovered at a tribal site in present-day Alabama indicates tobacco was used by the first Americans much earlier than thought. The pipe, carved from limestone, tested positive for nicotine, The Cherokee One Feather reported. It date
Indianz.com
added Jun 20, 2018 14:25
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Teen drinking and drug use risk higher on Native American reservations

The harms associated with high rates of use and early initiation of drinking, smoking, and using drugs for Native American youth include increasing rates of use in adulthood, higher risk of developing addiction, more alcohol-related problems and higher o
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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