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Navajo Nation President Signs Smoke-Free Policy

Historic Step to Reduce Tobacco's Huge Toll on Native Americans

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Apr 29, 2011

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Native Americans have the highest rates of smoking and other tobacco use of any population group in the United States.

So it was an historic step this week when Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed an executive order stating, "It is the policy of the Navajo Nation Executive Branch to establish a commercial tobacco free environment in all workplaces and public places within the Navajo Nation."

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posted April 29, 2011

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