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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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LEWIS: ​An evidence-based approach to the tobacco conundrum

The purist elites in the tobacco wars of the past 25 years will do anything to prevent advancement and innovation from tobacco companies... The TPSAC experts did not believe PMI presented enough research showing IQOS could be marketed as reducing the ris
The Hill
added Apr 14, 2018 22:05
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[Montana] Will state's voters get fired up over tobacco tax?

Efforts are underway to put a proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot that would add $2 to the price of cigarettes to extend the state’s Medicaid expansion program. Ballot issue No. 9, also known as the Healthy Montana Initiative, was filed Feb. 22 by several heal
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 21:58
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[New York] Rockland County raises age to buy tobacco to 21

Advocates for raising the age to buy cigarettes and e-cigarettes in Rockland County to 21 are celebrating now that the proposal will become county law. A resolution adopted by a vote of 12-1 of the Rockland County Legislature on March 20 was returned We
New York Journal News
added Apr 14, 2018 21:57
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[New York] Summer Friday? Michael Cohen enjoys lunch at Barneys for the SECOND time in a week while wearing a $3K blazer, then relaxes with his cigar-smoking pals - as his future is decided in court

under criminal investigation for 'fraud', 'largely' over his personal business dealings, prosecutors revealed on Friday, however this news didn't seem to phase Cohen particularly, as he joined a group of cigar-smoking pals outside his New York hotel follo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:06
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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Maximizing the Impact of Tobacco 21 Laws Across the United States ($$)

American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 13, 2018 17:16
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Tobacco industry stalled New Zealand plain packs legislation

Threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years, new University of Otago research suggests. The tobacco companies threatened to sue the NZ Government for compensation,
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:13
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[Missouri] Petition drive underway to put tougher St. Louis County smoking ban on Nov. 6 ballot

A coalition of health groups is gathering signatures to force a public vote Nov. 6 on snuffing out exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars allowed under St. Louis County’s seven-year-old indoor smoking ban. The proposed county charter amendment, co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2018 14:53
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[Colorado] Carbondale seeks to limit tobacco sales to those 21 and older

Carbondale is looking to follow Aspen and Basalt’s lead and raise the age limit from 18 to 21 to buy not only vaping products but any type of tobacco. The conversation at a Tuesday town Board of Trustees meeting grew out of concerns raised in a recent s
Aspen (CO) Times
added Apr 12, 2018 20:11
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