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[Missouri, Montana] WAN: Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco

they swarmed the halls of the state capitol, wined and dined Republican leaders, launched a sophisticated call-in campaign, and coached witnesses for hearings. The tobacco companies poured more than $200,000 into Montana, a state with barely 1 million res
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 21:40
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[Montana] New way to vape, new danger to teens

Teenage e-cigarette users have started using a new technique with electronic devices called “dripping.” Dripping refers to dropping e-liquid, which usually contains tobacco products and flavoring directly onto the heating element. A survey of more than a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[Montana] Tobacco Tax Increase Unlikely To Pass The House, Republican Leadership Says

A significant tax increase to cigarettes, chew and other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, got its first hearing in the House today, having already passed out of the Senate. As the tax proposal moves forward, it faces rising pressure from Senate
Montana Public Radio
added Apr 6, 2017 03:41
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[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51
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PALAGI: Montana opinion: Smoking lounges should be widely accepted in state

We spent two years in court against the CCHD over our smoking shelters and prevailed on a summary judgment motion. We take the health and welfare of all our customers seriously. Providing safe, secure and sanitary accommodations for all patrons is import
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Jan 31, 2014 15:17
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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] Tobacco companies use American Indian themes to sell their deadly products

Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP)... is joining forces with the American Cancer Society and the National American Indian Heritage Month for this year’s Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges smokers to quit cigarettes for at le
Char-Koosta News
added Nov 12, 2017 01:55
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[Montana] 'There is always a fear of getting lung cancer when you smoke,' says former smoker

St. Vincent Healthcare recently received a $42,600 grant from the Whedon Cancer Detection Foundation. The money is used to help those who would otherwise be unable to pay for the screening. Without financial assistance, the cost of the lung cancer scree
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Sep 24, 2014 18:26
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[Montana] Great Falls casino smoking rooms involved in another lawsuit

Great Falls casino owners say the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division demanded they remove their gambling machines from the rooms, even after previously approving them. According to court documents, for the past two years the Gambli
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:15
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[Montana] Clean Indoor Air Act: Indian Center urges tobacco-free life

the Missoula Indian Center will be collaborating with the University of Montana American Indian Student Services to celebrate the CIAA and provide tobacco use prevention education. Please come visit our table at the University of Montana Native American A
The Missoulian
added Oct 3, 2013 12:38
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