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[Montana] Groups propose $1.50 a pack hike in state cigarette tax

Some health advocacy groups on Monday said they are supporting a draft bill to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack to boost it to $3.20 a pack. Montana’s current cigarette tax of $1.70 a pack ranks 22nd highest nationally and hasn’t been ra
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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[Montana] SHS reAct members ask council to make city’s parks, nearby areas safer & tobacco free

The City Council meeting held Monday, Feb. 6, started with four members of the Shelby High School reACT group making a presentation to the council. TJ Reynolds, Maddy Hellinger, David Kelleher and Andrew Johnson, along with advisor Lauri Tokerud, spoke to
Shelby (MT) Promoter
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Montana] DICKERSON: Health Matters: Make 21 the minimum age to purchase tobacco

Raising the purchasing age of tobacco to decrease death and disease from tobacco-related illnesses is a win for all of us.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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[Montana] How Second-Hand Smoke will affect your baby BEFORE you get Pregnant

The startling findings are an industry first, and will likely put pressure on health officials to ramp up the already-stringent public health policies on smoking. And the researchers warn nicotine chemicals in e-cigarettes could be just as dangerous. N
Fallon County (MT) Times
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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Montana receives an “A” for smoke free air laws

The “A” was based on the restrictions Montana has in place as well as enforcement and penalties for violating those restrictions...smoking is not allowed in schools, restaurants or bars...received a “C” grade for access to cessation services, a “D” grade
KBZK CBS 27 (Bozeman, MT)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:34
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Montana Youth E-Cigarette use is WAAAAY Higher Than the National Average

“In Montana, our current usage rates for high school students are 87.5 percent higher than the national rate.” Aune says the state of Montana is attempting to combat the use of nicotine products among youth, with some new advertising. “Right now we have
KGVO Newstalk 1290 AM & 101.5 FM (Missoula, MT)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:49
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New report gives Montana an “A” for smoke free air laws

Montana received a “C” grade for access to cessation services a “D” grades for prevention and cessation funding and tobacco taxes and an “F” for not raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21.
KTVH NBC (Helena, MT)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:32
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[Montana] ROZAN: Apartment dwellers deserve smoke-free homes, too

Along with saving lives, landlords should know that going smoke-free makes economic sense. Surveys by the Montana Tobacco Use and Prevention Program show that only 19 percent of Montana renters are protected by smoke-free policies, but 85 percent of tena
Montana Standard
added Nov 30, 2016 04:59
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[Montana] ANDERSON: Congress must act soon to save vaping industry

as the owner of a vape shop in Billings, I am asking Congress to intervene when they return to Washington after November’s elections. Sens. Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Rep. Ryan Zinke have already demonstrated a helpful understanding of this governmen
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 15, 2016 20:43
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[Montana] OAKLEY: Big Tobacco bets big on vaping

The FDA is moving in the right direction by putting in place stiff regulatory barriers to prove that ENDS don’t cause public harm.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 14, 2016 15:21
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