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[Gibraltar] Spain's tobacco duty pays for its education, health and foreign ministry

Spanish claims and their presentation of statistics to the effect that the sale of cigarettes by Gibraltar is so disproportionate that it covers the cost of the local health and education bill can now be met with an equally startling statistic obtained fr
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28

Missouri's E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

While the law doesn’t plainly forbid regulation of e-cigarettes, these groups point out that, by defining e-cigarettes as not tobacco, it keeps them from being subject to the same taxes and health-requirements as traditional cigarettes. A.J. Moll, on th
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:17

[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax bill tops agenda as Pa. lawmakers return

It's do-or-die for a new cigarette tax to help Philadelphia schools, as well as scores of other bills, when the state legislature returns from its summer break Monday. The fall legislative agenda is packed with bills touching on everything from public e
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:16

[New York] Smoking rate inching back up in NYC; 16.1% now identify as smokers

had hit a low of 14% in 2010 under Mayor Mike Bloomberg. The latest rate, which is based on 2013 figures, raises the number of smokers to more than 1 million ... Health officials blame the spike on several factors, including the city slashing its tobacco
New York Daily News
added Sep 16, 2014 04:05
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Override veto of outdoor smoking ban

Kudos to the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and The Record of North Jersey for calling out Gov. Christie for his veto of a bill that would have banned smoking at all public parks and beaches.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:55

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Christie says no again to good public policy

Christie isn’t governing for any of us, even though that’s his job. He’s governing for himself. You may not mind when you agree with him, but wait until you don’t. Then you may not be quite so content with a governor for whom his own home state is an afte
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:53
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[New Jersey] Stile: Christie’s smoking-ban veto is noticed beyond N.J.

Even though most of these measures passed the Legislature with veto-proof majorities, Christie has successfully fended off every attempt to override his veto. He has also used the veto message to make a political statement aimed at a larger national audi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 16, 2014 03:51

[Missouri] AUDIO: E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

BRAVE is not opposed to what Moll has described as "rational regulations" including detailed labeling and not selling to minors. The e-cigarette sector in Missouri is marking a victory on one of those fronts after lawmakers in Jefferson City decided to
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:35

[Massachusetts] Worcester seeks to toughen tobacco ordinance

administration is recommending a series of amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance...will directly support and advance the Community Health Improvement Plan, which has a goal of making Worcester the healthiest city in New England.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 15, 2014 17:12

[Connecticut] Suggestion To Ban Smoking In Southington Parks Wins Health District Support

An ongoing discussion about banning smoking in town parks won the support Thursday of the regional health district for Southington and Plainville. The unanimous vote by the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District means the board backs the idea o
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 15, 2014 15:07
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