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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

A temporarily unsupervised Montana nursing home resident burned for an estimated 10 minutes after her cigarette ignited with her oxygen tank, causing second-degree burns and the resident's eventual death, state and federal officials say. The incident was
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 8, 2018 01:52
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 6, 2018 02:42
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[Montana] Missoula judge to decide if cigar club can continue to allow smoking

Both sides in the lawsuit filed last year between the Missoula City-County Board of Health and Calumet — the company that runs the Fools' End Club — had asked District Court Judge Leslie Halligan to rule in their favor in the case. Attorneys for the cou
The Missoulian
added Jun 30, 2018 22:10
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[Montana] Hamilton vape shop owner protests new ban policy

The co-owner of Freedom Vapes is challenging a board of health decision to prohibit electronic nicotine delivery devices in indoor public buildings. Ron Marshall said his establishment isn't selling tobacco products. The board of health last week voted t
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added May 24, 2018 07:35
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[Montana] Ravalli County’s new indoor vaping ban set to be challenged

Ron Marshall of Hamilton's Freedom Vapes hopes the Ravalli County Board of Health will reconsider its decision to include electronic nicotine delivery devices in its local Clean Indoor Air Act ordinance.
Ravalli (MT) Republic
added May 23, 2018 21:59
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[Montana] Ravalli Co. Health Board prohibits ecigarettes in indoor public buildings

voted 3-2 to include electronic nicotine delivery devices in the Clean Indoor Air Act, which prohibits smoking in indoor public places in the Bitterroot. Ravalli County joins several other counties in Montana that have enacted policies against ecigarette
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added May 19, 2018 02:54
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Report: Tobacco use among Montana teens on the rise

A recent report from the 2018 America’s Health Rankings Women and Children Report shows Montana’s tobacco usage among adolescents has increased seven percent since 2016. More than 22 percent of high school students currently use e-cigarettes and almost h
Missoula (MT) Current
added May 15, 2018 05:51
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[Montana] Bitterroot tobacco prevention chief proposes ecigarette ban

Ravalli County could join other counties like Missoula and Yellowstone Counties in banning ecigarettes from being used in enclosed public spaces. Ravalli County Tobacco Prevention specialist Lyndsay Stover wants to include ecigarettes in the Bitterroot'
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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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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