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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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If you want a smoke, chances are you'll be having it off campus

Students at an increasing number of colleges nationwide must smoke tobacco products off campus thanks to a spike in schools with tobacco-free and smoke-free policies, according to a report from American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation ... says that over 1,5
USA Today
added Aug 28, 2015 19:49
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[Alabama] Several states ban a person smoking in a vehicle with children present

Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and Louisiana — have banned smoking in cars when children are present.... There is currently no law regarding smoking in a vehicle with children in Alabama. A recent poll at thedailysentinel.co
Scottsboro (AL) Daily Sentinel
added Aug 28, 2015 17:43
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[Kentucky] Agriculture commissioner candidate accuses opponent's father of texting answers during debates

The Democratic candidate, a farm show radio host from Union, called Quarles' allegations "smear tactics I do not appreciate." She said her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a bo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 27, 2015 21:39
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Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy And Curiosity Festival Announces Brand Partnerships With DIALS, REDD's Apple Ale, Southern Comfort, 3 Musketeers, HP, FX, Lyft, truth And Fandango

truth joins Oddball for the first time as well. "Leveraging creativity is one of the key ways that this generation can end tobacco for good and the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival is one way for us to share that message with a broad audience," said
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:10
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Tobacco Event Toolkit | NIDA for Teens

If you are interested in an event that focuses primarily on tobacco, here are links to the newest government campaign on teens and tobacco and other resources. Did you know? 3 out of 4 teen smokers who think they will stop smoking in 5 years don't. Visit
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:07
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[UK] The great e-cigarette war

There are other sources of scepticism. Some are concerned that the huge variety of the market means different e-cigarette brands deliver varying amounts of nicotine, toxins, and carcinogens. The BMA says there are "significant concerns from medical profe
BBC Online
added Aug 27, 2015 08:21
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[Lebanon] Lebanese tobacco farmers urge government to increase prices for export losses

Tobacco farmers in Akkar called upon the government to support the sector by allowing them to expand their harvested areas while increasing the number of kgs per permit from 330 kg to 500 kg.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:01
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[UK] PICKLES: Smokers and heavy drinkers should pay for treatment of 'self-inflicted' illnesses rather than expect NHS to foot the bill

More than half said the NHS should not fund treatment if the illness was a consequence of smoking and patients should be forced to pay for it themselves. The report questioned 4,000 UK adults about the cost of common procedures in the UK and whether it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:56
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