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[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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[California] E-Cigarette Use Exposes Teens to Toxic Chemicals

Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes, even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine, according to a study by UC San Francisco researchers. “Teen
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:41
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Could This Be the Year for a Hefty Tobacco Tax Increase in Kentucky?

In a state where tobacco has a rich history, a movement is underway to increase Kentucky’s tax on cigarettes. Supporters say it would reduce smoking rates and save lives while opponents argue a tax hike will hurt farmers and the economy. But with the s
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49
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[California] Is It Cool to Juul? UCSB Administration Says No

Devices like JUUL, PHIX and similar models are among the most common e-cig products in use among students...explained that the dissipating smell of the vape and the strength of the nicotine makes it an ideal illegal substance in small areas like the dorm
Daily Nexus- UC Santa Barbara Student Newspaper
added Mar 1, 2018 14:21
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[Nebraska] HINGORANI: LB 438 would hopefully decrease tobacco usage

LB 438, a bill introduced by Nebraskan Sen. Sara Howard, would hopefully reduce these numbers. Introduced in January 2017, this bill proposes increasing taxes on tobacco products from 20 percent to 65 percent. The revenues generated from this new tax wou
Daily Nebraskan
added Mar 1, 2018 06:21
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[Egypt] AUC Launches Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus Initiative

In an effort to make The American University in Cairo (AUC) a healthier campus by the centennial celebration in 2019, the University has launched an initiative to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus in phases. The initiative kicked off this month, perm
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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[District of Columbia] Public health faculty call for ban on research funding from tobacco companies

Public health professors in the Faculty Senate have introduced a resolution, which is currently under consideration by the senate’s executive committee, to bar anyone associated with GW from accepting tobacco money for research. Faculty say tobacco compa
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:45
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[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes were the most popular product with middle schoolers at 2.3 percent, and cigarettes were the most popular with high schoolers at 11 percent.

Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to stud
Penn State University
added Feb 26, 2018 22:40
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[California] Public smoking ban implemented in Dana Point

Smoking will be permitted in private residential properties and within moving or stationary vehicles. Hotel owners or operators inside the city limit can choose to permit or prohibit smoking throughout their private property. Restaurants and business are
The Lariat (Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[California] SF City College to ban on-campus smoking

Designated outdoor smoking areas will soon become a thing of the past at City College of San Francisco, where the college’s leadership voted Thursday to advance an on-campus smoking ban. As the ban is currently written, smoking and the use of tobacco an
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Feb 25, 2018 02:04
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