It's one of the world's toughest anti-smoking laws. The Māori see a major flaw


Teresa Butler visits Trish and Glen Johnston at their home in Christchurch, New Zealand, to support Trish, 79, who gave up smoking four years ago. Trish is Māori and Glen is pākehā — a white New Zealander.

New Zealand has declared war on tobacco with a remarkable new law. The indigenous Māori population, with the country’s highest smoking rate, has a lot to gain. But they have a bone of contention.

(Image credit: Jinki Cambronero for NPR)


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