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[USA] China Shows No One Wants a Trade War, Really

Tobacco and sorghum farms, too, tend to be in traditionally conservative areas of the South -- Texas, Virginia and North Carolina -- where Democrats have been making increasing inroads.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:09
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Smoking with a child in the car could mean a $500 ticket in Ohio

A proposed state law would fine drivers for lighting up, depending on the age of their passengers. Senate Bill 106 would apply to children six years old and younger.
WOIO & WUAB Channel 19 (Cleveland, OH)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax too skimpy to deter smokers, coalition says

The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow is lamenting a cigarette tax hike that it thinks is unlikely to have a meaningful impact on Kentuckians’ health. Kentucky lawmakers passed a revenue bill Monday that includes a 50-cent increase to the cigarette tax
Insider Louisville
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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STILL NEED MEASURES TO REDUCE SMOKING, TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

The budget passed by the legislature today includes only a 50-cent increase on cigarettes. We appreciate that this was a difficult vote for many legislators in Kentucky. However, evidence shows that a $1 or higher increase in Kentucky’s cigarette tax wo
BereaOnline.com
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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Ohio lawmaker wants to ban smoking in cars with kids inside

The proposed law would make it a primary offense, unlike a seatbelt law that requires officers to pull you over for another offense before writing you a ticket. Senate Bill 106 is sponsored by Ohio State Senator Charleta Tavares (D-Columbus).
WBNS-10TV CBS (Columbus, OH)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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It Happened Here: Washington state attempts to outlaw cigarettes

Washington was the first state to officially take up the challenge in 1893. C.T. Roscoe, an Everett Republican, introduced House Bill 236, which made it illegal for people to “buy, sell, give away or manufacture cigarettes or cigarette papers.”
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Apr 3, 2018 15:39
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Editorial: Pass Tobacco 21 in Peoria, in Illinois

Absolutely, Illinois should make the legal age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products 21, up from 18. Two pieces of legislation — Senate Bill 2332, House Bill 4297 — would do just that. A similar measure is before the Peoria City Council. Peoria Cou
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 3, 2018 15:09
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[New York] Convenience stores oppose Tobacco 21 law

Elevating the tobacco purchase age is a Swiss-cheese approach to trying to eliminate youth smoking in Allegany County, the New York Association of Convenience Stores said in a statement to The Spectator. “With three neighboring counties still at 18, Pen
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Apr 2, 2018 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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