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[California, Idaho] HOFFMAN: Calif.'s cautionary tobacco tax tale

Here in Idaho, even politicians who favor increasing tobacco taxes are faced with the same questions California voters posed, and with precious few answers. The primary reason for any tax is to generate revenue for some kind of public purpose. Supporter
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Jun 18, 2012 22:00

[Idaho] LETTER: SMOKING: Ban could start firestorm

Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added May 2, 2012 09:47

[Idaho] "Roll-your-own" smokes bill passes Senate

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00

[Idaho] LETTER: SWEDA: Tobacco lawsuit holds executives responsible

Twin Falls (ID) Times-News
added Apr 30, 2004 00:00

[Idaho] Rexburg City Council rescinds Tobacco 21 ordinance

The city met Wednesday night where, despite concerns over the health of young adults, it agreed to overturn its previous ordinance banning anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes. It was approved by the city council in February. “Given tha
Rexburg (ID) Standard Journal
added Apr 7, 2018 20:40

[Idaho] Rexburg repeals ordinance banning 18- to 21-year-olds from buying tobacco

An ordinance preventing anyone under 21 from purchasing tobacco products within Rexburg limits was unanimously repealed Wednesday evening. During a city council meeting council members conceded it was unfeasible to maintain an ordinance that had no state
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11

[Idaho] Bill to raise smoking age to 21 dies in committee with just 3 senators supporting it

“If it was as simple as passing a law to fix these problems, we’d probably have a lot more laws and a lot fewer problems,” Vick said. “Unfortunately my experience has shown that it just doesn’t work that way. ... It does interfere with the ability of what
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 21:58

Politicians want to tap Idaho’s tobacco money again — this time for Medicaid changes

A proposal to use $11.4 million in tobacco settlement dollars to pay for the governor’s “dual-waiver” health care plan caused a partisan rift Tuesday among the Joint Millennium Fund Committee. The money comes from a 1998 settlement with the major tobacc
The Idaho Statesman
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53

[Idaho] Rexburg City Council passes second reading of Tobacco 21 ordinance

Personal freedom versus “public virtue” — they were both part of the conversation during the Rexburg City Council’s discussion on increasing the legal age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21. During the meeting the council passed its second reading to r
Idaho State Journal
added Jan 24, 2018 16:29

[Idaho] St. Anthony bans vaping and smoking in city parks

The city council made that decision on Thursday after much discussion over the past month and a half. It was the third and final reading of the ordinance. The city initially considered only banning vaping at the Sand Bar and the baseball and skating par
Rexburg (ID) Standard Journal
added Apr 17, 2017 04:02
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