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Minnesota bill would raise smoking age to 21 statewide

A small but bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday proposed increasing the statewide age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, after several Minnesota cities independently raised the smoking age in the last year. Five Minnesota cities have increase
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2018 23:22

New York Cigarette And Tobacco Products Tax Essentials

The tax on cigarette and tobacco products in New York State has two separate rate systems – one for cigarettes and one for tobacco products... Whatever its future, the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Tax in New York is clearly a force to be reckoned with, Blog
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10

[North Carolina] New mural to highlight area's tobacco history ($$)

The mural, which showcases tobacco, is part of the public arts initiative that includes the renovations of several signs around town
Sanford (NC) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07

[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51

HACKER: Raising Kentucky's cigarette tax is good health policy and good for kids

Health advocates are calling for a $1 per pack increase in Kentucky’s state tax on cigarettes because it will reduce tobacco use, particularly among youth and pregnant women. Less smoking means healthier babies and youth and a significant reduction in th
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[North Carolina] Health group recognizing towns with tobacco-free parks

A local health promotion group is recognizing the towns of Ayden and Winterville for implementing tobacco-free parks in their community. Pitt Partners for Health, a coalition aimed at improving the health of Pitt County, will present certificates to repr
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

Utah in line to get more tobacco settlement money

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday approving an update to the 20-year-old agreement with cigarette makers. It now goes to the House. In April, the state will receive its regular $28 million annual payment plus another $28 million, acco
Deseret News
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

[California] Shocking moment an arsonist calmly sets fire to an SUV in broad daylight while smoking a cigarette

The Stockton Police Department has released surveillance footage from the incident from Saturday in an attempt to get information on the man. The video shows the man in question smoking a cigarette as he calming approaches the car in broad daylight.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45

[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/12/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:32
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[North Carolina] 4,500 Reynolds employees to get $1,000 bonus as result of corporate tax-rate cut

Reynolds American Inc. said Wednesday that most of its 5,500 employees will benefit from a one-time $1,000 bonus related to the federal corporate tax rate cut. British American Tobacco PLC became the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:32
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