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[Nevada] Mesquite group searches for way to push clean air initiative

Around 40 people packed the Clean Indoor Air meeting earlier this month, rallying for workplaces to go smoke-free, citing all the damage secondhand smoke can cause. Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green, who was present at the meeting, said the group shou
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Aug 7, 2015 18:45
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[Nevada] Local group holding clean air meeting

The Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air will have a free public coalition meeting Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive, to discuss Mesquite workers’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jul 25, 2015 11:55
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[China, Nevada] SMITH: Macau profits set to go up in smoke

Sooner or later, whether by enlightened self-interest or after a class action lawsuit over secondhand smoke, Nevada will have to join the new century. It’s ironic, and just a little suspicious, that Macau authorities have become so concerned about the l
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 8, 2015 10:32
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New Cigarette Tax Starts in Nevada

Starting today, buying cigarettes will cost Nevadans an extra dollar per pack, because of a new tax that passed in the legislature this year. So far this tax has gotten mixed reviews. Smokers we spoke to aren't pleased about the extra costs and said th
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:49
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Nevada Tobacco Tax Increase is Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Nevada’s kids and health that the Legislature has voted to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. The tobacco tax increase is truly a win-win-win solution for Nevada – a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save li
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:58
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[Nevada] BENFORD: Assembly should let campus decide on tobacco ban

For Assemblymen Trowbridge and Hansen, among other members of the committee, to threaten decreased funding is unprofessional and ridiculous. No one is telling anyone to stop smoking. Rather, the campus is taking progressive steps—one that thousands of uni
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 15, 2015 09:59
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[Nevada] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Spencer Flanders of Carson City, Nev., As National Youth Advocate of the Year

will be honored at a gala in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 14. Spencer, of Carson City, Nev., just finished his junior year at Douglas High School. He has been a leader in working to reduce tobacco use in his community for years and has testified
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2015 20:03
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[Nevada] BLAIR: Massive cigarette tax hike would burn state

The tobacco tax is a regressive levy that targets a specific group of low-income individuals, disproportionately funding government on the backs of those who can least afford it. Cigarette taxes have proved to be unstable revenue streams that rarely deli
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added May 11, 2015 10:09
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[Nevada] LETTER: Blocking smoking bill bolsters freedom

I have rarely been prouder of my old plumber, Ira Hansen, than when I read in the RGJ that he may hold up passage of UNR President Johnson’s bill to prohibit smoking on the UNR campus [“Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban,” News, April
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 15, 2015 10:02
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[Nevada] EDITORIAL: Assembly torches UNR's smoking ban effort

But the stomp-smoking crowd has a credibility problem that they’re seldom called out on. Not only is tobacco a legal product, and not only is its use by adults legal (with restrictions), the product is taxed to the hilt. Moreover, the very people who dem
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added May 4, 2015 18:27
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