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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

[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

[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] 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

[Nevada] Five Fresh Insights into Tobacco Regulation

NATO Show panel featuring Mitch Zeller….”I can't reveal non-public information on where we are in the rulemaking process…But June is still our goal”…4. It's not an e-cig debate; it's a nicotine debate….5. Nicotine policy at forefront of things to come.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 1, 2015 13:22

Award-Winning Alternative to Risky Tobacco Citizen eCig Products Now Available Through Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada

Citizen eCig exists to reduce the harm caused by tobacco smoking while allowing smokers to indulge their passion without the odorous, risky smoke that accompanies the rolled tobacco variety. It’s the only vapor product formulated by a cancer research bio
Business Wire
added May 1, 2015 06:45

[Nevada] Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban

Republicans say they're wary of a measure that would allow Nevada colleges to ban tobacco products on campus. University of Nevada, Reno president Marc Johnson presented SB339 to the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2015 23:20

[Nevada] Updates on prior columns: E-cigarettes and access for the handicapped to the state museum

The health district didn’t come out and call it tobacco. The district called it worse than tobacco. But that didn’t change or influence this lawsuit by 7-Eleven because the lawsuit wasn’t about the safety of e-cigarettes. It was about trying to quash the
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Apr 2, 2015 12:09

Bill Would Allow Nevada Colleges to Ban Smoking

Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow colleges to ban on-campus smoking. University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson presented SB 339 to lawmakers on Wednesday during a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is spons
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2015 02:57

[Nevada] JOYCE: Transparency on hiring outside counsel can boost economy

since the tobacco settlement, many state attorneys general, including Nevada's, have hired outside contingency-fee lawyers that not-so-coincidentally also happened to be campaign contributors. Current Louisiana Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell is so braz
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Apr 1, 2015 19:25
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