Kahnawake developing own tobacco code

Kahnawake facing increased pressure on its tobacco industry

APTN National News
The Mohawk community of Kahnawake is on its way to regulating its tobacco industry.

It’s something local tobacco producers and retailers have resisted for decades.

Things are changing now as the community faces provincial and federal crackdowns. Kahnawake is uniting against these outside threats to the driver of their economy.

APTN’s Tom Fennario has this story.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.