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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13

[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57

[Australia] The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

we expect tobacco-related cancer mortality to remain high, but peak within the next decade; however, there is a critical need for improved evidence to make an accurate assessment. The continuation and expansion of comprehensive tobacco reduction measures
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:32

[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33

Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08

[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: make it harder to get tobacco and it will be snuffed out, report says

The drastic measures will be presented to MPs on Wednesday morning... Edwards is among a group of 30 health experts who will launch the five-year strategy and accompanying progress report, titled Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025, at a Parliament brea
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:13

[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22

[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26

[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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