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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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[Texas] Is Vaping Healthier than Smoking?

So, most of my friends are into vaping... In conclusion, vaping doesn’t pose much of a threat, if you vape nicotine-free, harmful-chemical free Eliquid. No e-liquid will be totally safe, so only vape if you’re comfortable with it, and don’t vape regularl
The Battalion (Texas A&M)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:01
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[New York] KHAKH: E-Cigarettes: A Shiny Alternative To Smoking?

“You cannot walk into a library on any college campus without seeing kids juuling,” Marisa Gerard ’20 said. Teens are not only becoming addicted to nicotine but are also falling into the trap of peer pressure. Often, having a JUUL can signify wealth, so
Cornell Daily Sun
added Feb 27, 2018 03:59
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