Group seeks to ban tobacco use on Navajo Nation
The Black Hills Center for American Indian Health is pushing to make the Navajo Nation tobacco free.

The center wants the Navajo Nation Council to pass a bill banning the use of tobacco in public places. The ban, to include cigarettes and chewing tobacco, would affect tribal government buildings and property but also tribal events like powwows and rodeos.

To back its effort, the center received a one-year, $74,965 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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