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[Canada] Decolonizing cannabis: can legalization set Indigenous communities free?

“This is going to be bigger than tobacco,” says Jamie Kunkel, who owns Smoke Signals, a medical cannabis dispensary on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory east of Belleville more
NOW Magazine (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:39
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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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a blueprint for tobacco control in indigenous communities

The report, “In a Good Way: Indigenous Commercial Tobacco Control Practices,” examines the role of tobacco in tribal communities and serves as a resource for those working to lower commercial tobacco use rates. Published by ClearWay Minnesota, Truth Ini
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:13
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The Fight to Keep Tobacco Sacred

She is helping lead a movement within her tribe, the Minnesota-based White Earth Nation, to boost traditional tobacco use. This shift is not just for the sake of rebuilding a vanishing tradition; it is part of a surprising strategy to tamp down the tribe’
Scientific American
added Mar 29, 2018 14:11
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[California] UCSF professor faces second sexual harassment lawsuit

Former research associate Juliette Jackson is seeking unspecified damages for claims that Glantz, who heads UCSF’s Center for Tobacco Research and Education, created a “sexually-charged” and hostile work environment in which he allegedly “repeatedly leer
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Mar 29, 2018 01:35
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United States Tribal Territories (Indian Reservations) Tobacco/E-Cigarette Products Report 2018 - A Unique Opportunity for the Vaping Trade? - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The purpose of this report is to examine the issue of tobacco product sales in tribal (also known as Indian or pueblo) territories in the US, and to examine the potential opportunities for the nicotine-alternatives sector.
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:41
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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[New Zealand] Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

Exposure to smoking in the home has become more strongly associated with adolescent smoking over time and is an increasingly important risk factor at the population level (independent of parental smoking), particularly for Māori.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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Tobacco Industry Promotional Strategies Targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives and Exploiting Tribal Sovereignty

Proven policy interventions to address these disparities including tobacco price increases, cigarette taxes, comprehensive smokefree laws, and industry denormalization campaigns to reduce smoking prevalence and smoking-related disease could be considered
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:19
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Aboriginal Australians are more likely to die from cancer than the rest of the population - with lung and liver disease the main killers

'We continue to see Aboriginal Australians disproportionately affected by smoking-related cancers, so lung and head and neck cancer, ' Prof Aranda said. 'This contributes to the reason why more indigenous people die of cancer, because they are getting t
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 14, 2018 17:34
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