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GN expects tobacco sales to drop with new tax hike – But territory’s last tobacco tax increase did not lower smoking rates
by Sarah Rogers, NunatsiaqOnLine – News: Nunavut February 25, 2012 – 6:26 am

Peterson tables “sensible” Nunavut budget Feb. 22: GN hits smokers with $1 a pack tax hike effective Feb. 24
by Jim Bell, NunatsiaqOnLine –  News: February 22, 2012 – updated 6:00 p.m.

GN takes aim at Nunavut’s $42-million-a-year killer “We must talk openly about tobacco” – The Government of Nunavut kicked off an anti-smoking campaign called “Tobacco has no place here” with a country food feast at Iqaluit’s Inuksuk High School Jan. 21.
The Iqaluit event also featured a video address from Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak and musician Etulu Aningmiuq. Read more >
NunatsiaqOnLine – News: Nunavut – January 23, 2012 – 2:30 p.m.


Nunavut finds no iron-clad fix for anemia
Nunatsiaq News
, Nov. 16, 2010

The Canadian Lung Association Applauds A New Program To Help Northern Canadians, Especially Mothers, Go Smoke Free
Medical News Today
, June 1, 2010

World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2010
Blog from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Mary Simon

President’s Speech: World No Tobacco Day
Speech by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Mary Simon

Blue light outside Inuit homes sign of tobacco enlightenment
News Release, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, May 31, 2010

Inuit anti-smoking programs funded by Ottawa, May 31, 2010

Feds fund ‘quit smoking’ programs for Inuit
Toronto Sun, May 31, 2010

Ain’t no smokin’ at the house of blue lights
Nunatsiaq News, May 31, 2010

New Quitline supports Nunavummiut who want to stop smoking
News Release, Government of Nunavut, April 15, 2010

Overcrowded Nunavut Houses Bad for Kids’ Teeth
Nunatsiaq News, April 21, 2010 (Article links overcrowded housing with smoking)

Inuit Tobacco-Free Network trains health and wellness workers in tobacco reduction
News Release: English | Inuktitut
Inuit Tuttarvingat of the NAHO, March 2010

Nunavut government finds new way to guard infant health
Nunatsiaq News, February 10, 2010

For Inuit, Dying Begins at Birth
Nunatsiaq News, January 28, 2010