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What a Pack of Cigarettes Costs, in Every State / The sub-five-dollar pack is back.

smoking rates in New York have steadily increased since 2010... 49. Virginia: $4.98 / Last year’s price: $5.25 / -5% 48. North Dakota: $5.10 / Last year’s price: $5.33 / -5% 47. Georgia: $5.14 / Last year’s price: $6.39 / -20%
The Awl
added Aug 28, 2015 19:58
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[California] Mercury News editorial: Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-Cal

Increasing California's ridiculously low tobacco tax to around the national average would discourage kids from getting hooked and help reduce the $18 billion in health care costs University of California-San Francisco researchers estimate it costs Califo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:11
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Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11
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California Lawmakers Revisit $2 A Pack Cigarette Tax

Democratic Senator Richard Pan says the measure he reintroduced today is part of a package of bills to curb smoking. “Every state bordering California has a higher tobacco tax. In fact, we have one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the country. Even Texas
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:25
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California Lawmaker Renews Efforts for $2 Tobacco Tax Increase

Opponents of the bill say it would impose an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses. However, supporters say the bill could reduce tobacco use and save the state billions of dollars in health care cost
California Healthline
added Aug 27, 2015 12:23
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[South Dakota] Smoke-free policies benefit apartment dwellers, owners

Though 38 percent of the survey respondents without a smoke-free policy thought they would lose tenants when they adopted the policy, Burdette said, "that was not the case." Only 1 percent of property owners who implemented a smoke-free policy noted an i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:36
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[California] BUTLER: Legislators must lead in stopping Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of African American youth: Guest commentary

Six bills backed by the Save Lives California coalition — made up of health care workers and advocates from across our state — offer a historic opportunity to break Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of our youth.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Aug 24, 2015 18:27
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[UK] RHODES: E-cigarettes on the NHS? Not in my name

AND let's be very suspicious of the lobbying which has inevitably gone on. For the e-cigarette industry, getting its products approved and supplied by the NHS would be like hitting the Lotto jackpot every day for all eternity. I DID the ex-smoker's cal
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:22
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[UK] FREEMAN: Free 'vaping' on the NHS? Stub out this daft, costly idea

Smokers already have enough incentives to switch to e-cigarettes, writes Martin Freeman.
Western Morning News (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:19
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[UK] McGIFFIN: E-cigarettes on the NHS would mean the taxpayer funding other people’s weakness

If smokers are stupid enough to carry on harming their health then let them carry on killing themselves and paying their taxes, says Carol McGiffin
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:17
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