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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] SHAPIRO: Tobacco, e-cigarette marketing targets kids

Many convenience stores are located near schools and parks. ...The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program and Lewis and Clark Public Health are working to raise awareness of tobacco marketing techniques through TV ads, billboards and educational presentat
Montana Standard
added Aug 22, 2016 13:09
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VIDEO: Montana health officials warn of tobacco company advertising tactics

KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:34
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[Montana] New restrictions on e-cigarettes for vapor shops

Under Senate Bill 66, vapor shops are no longer allowed to sell to minors, leaving some shops worried about how this will effect their revenue.The same law also means vapor shops are now required to purchase a five dollar license which allows them to sel
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:36
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[Montana] MT Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows nearly 40% teens use tobacco

Overall, questions about tobacco use show 38% of students report using some form of tobacco. 51% say they've tried e-cigarettes and almost 30% said they currently use them. Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau says the survey results help
KXLF Z7 (Butte, MT)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:48
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[Montana] MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Ban smoking at fair this year - and every year

Aside from the fire dangers, secondhand smoke exposure is no laughing matter, which is another reason why various local health officials have been trying to encourage the fairgrounds to go smoke-free for several years now. Such a push is not without prec
The Missoulian
added Aug 7, 2015 18:50
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[Montana] RUSSELL: Point of Purchase: What is it? How do tobacco companies utilize it?

The displays are an integral component of marketing of big tobacco companies. The youth are looking at or thinking about another product, say candy or toys... The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program and reACT work to empower youth to say no to big t
Fallon County (MT) Times
added May 9, 2015 17:16
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[Montana] Health board starts to weigh casino smoke room rules

The City-County Health Board took three preliminary steps Wednesday that could lead to specific regulations guiding officials, the public and casinos about what types of smoke shelters might be legal.
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 19:26
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[Montana] Reaction mixed on smoke shack ruling

Officials said it might take several weeks to determine exactly what impact the ruling will have on Gold’s Casino and Players Casino, the two 10th Avenue South casinos owned by brothers Doug and K.C. Palagi and their attorney and business partner Gregg S
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Mar 1, 2015 09:24
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[Montana] Tobacco free parks could be in Helena's future

KPFA - Beartooth NBC (Helena, MT)
added Aug 4, 2012 15:32
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