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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Canada] On World No Tobacco Day, Nunavut urges people to go tobacco-free

More than two in three Inuit living in Nunavut and aged 15 and older are daily smokers, according to Statistics Canada. To lower the numbers of smokers in Nunavut, the department’s Tobacco Reduction Program wants organizations, associations and hamlets
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:45
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[New Zealand] What you can do to support World Smokefree Day

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 is all about whanau, which the theme of this year's World Smokefree Day in New Zealand. What does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 really mean? It means that by 2025 less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders will choose not to smoke. Choice i
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:43
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

"The area of tobacco control. Industries may turn around and say well that's cut into their profitability and take the countries to court in these tribunals that are extra judicial to our own judicial systems."... it includes a specific carve out restrict
Māori Television (nz)
added May 30, 2017 14:58
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Relationships between smoking behaviors and cotinine levels among two American Indian populations with distinct smoking patterns

Among Northern Plains and Southwest non-smokers, relatively high cotinine levels, representative of high tobacco exposure, suggest considerable exposure to secondhand smoke. It is critical to highlight the extent of secondhand smoke exposure among the Nor
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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