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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
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[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
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[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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Idaho insurer sees smoke screen on tobacco surcharge

Smokers are lying about their habit to avoid higher rates / The cheating results in pricier premiums for everyone else... Health insurers say smokers who don’t face up to their habit while buying coverage on exchanges drive up prices for everyone else.
The Idaho Statesman
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[Idaho] Councilors want parks free from smoking ($$)

The two Lewiston city councilors pursuing a ban on smoking in public places have decided to focus on the city's parks for the time being. Cari Miller said she and fellow Councilor Jesse Maldonado have been talking with city staff about what form a propos
Lewiston (ID) Tribune
added May 8, 2016 15:00
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Correction: XGR—E-Cigarette Regulation story [Idaho committee introduces e-cigarette regulation]

Associated Press erroneously reported House Minority Leader John Rusche’s description of the health effects of the product. Rusche said electronic cigarettes have some of the same harmful health effects as tobacco products, not all of the same health effe
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38
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Idaho committee introduces e-cigarette regulation

House panel has introduced a measure that would regulate electronic cigarette sales under the same statute as nicotine and tobacco products. House Minority Leader John Rusche of Lewiston says the legislation would help prevent electronic cigarette sales
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2016 20:23
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Smoke Signals / As unregulated vaping grows in popularity, Idaho health experts question long-term effects

Hamilton insists on selling "authentic" products. With no regulations on the retail of e-liquids or vaporizers, Hamilton said it's up to the shop owner to determine the safety of each product. To that end, he only sells e-liquids that are made in America
Boise (ID) Weekly
added Jan 23, 2016 15:15
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[Idaho] PPD to start cracking down on illegal electronic sales of e-cigarettes to minors in Pocatello

PPD officials said Thursday they are seeing a marked increase in the use of electronic cigarettes among the youth. “We want to remind, and educate, vendors of these devices that it is illegal to sell to minors,” said Lt. Paul Manning, PPD public
Idaho State Journal
added Jan 31, 2014 14:51
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[Idaho] ISU to go smoke-free campus-wide in September, joins BSU, but not UI

ISU news release: POCATELLO - Effective Sept. 1, Idaho State University will join more than 800 other post-secondary institutions across the country as a Smoke Free Campus.
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 25, 2012 04:35
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