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[New Hampshire] Researchers invent real time secondhand smoke sensor

The researchers expect to soon convert the prototype, which is smaller and lighter than a cellphone, into a wearable, affordable and reusable device that helps to enforce no smoking regulations and sheds light on the pervasiveness of secondhand smoke. Th
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 20, 2013 00:45

[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18

[New Hampshire] Are e-cigarettes blowing smoke?

"I've had mixed reviews on them, because they are not (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved and they are not regulated in any way," said Kate McNally, program coordinator for the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities. "The results people
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jan 4, 2013 03:19

[Massachusetts] Cheap cigarettes lure shoppers to New Hampshire

“I live in Lawrence and I come here for cigarettes all the time. I don’t even buy cigarettes in Massachusetts,” Christiane Petty said. “Packs cost almost $9 in Massachusetts. Here, they are probably around $6.” Petty admits she loves New Hampshire. “Th
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 10, 2013 17:02

[New Hampshire] Why people fail to quit smoking

Dr. Charles Felton, a pulmonologist at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, said of the 70 percent who want to quit, 40 percent will actually try to do so. "Of that 40 percent not more than 5 percent are successful by themselves," he said.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 6, 2013 14:36

[New Hampshire] POLL: Should NH Raise Cigarette Taxes?

In her inaugural address last week, Gov. Maggie Hassan mentioned several things she hopes to get accomplished. One of those was eliminating the tax break on cigarettes implemented by the previously Republican-led House. Hassan said cutting the cigarette
added Jan 12, 2013 12:39

[New Hampshire] Tobacco sales to NH youth increased 60 percent over 2011

Tobacco sales to youth in New Hampshire increased over the past year from 7.8 percent to 13.2 percent, nearly a 60 percent jump, according to a recent state compliance check of 291 retailers across the state.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Dec 20, 2012 15:06

[New Hampshire] Clerk loses job over stand

Won’t take welfare card for cigarettes
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Jun 30, 2012 05:34

[New Hampshire] Outside counsel fees help push NH litigation tab over $2.3m

Another costly case has been called "the tobacco litigation," in which the state has been fighting for its share of a national settlement with major tobacco companies at a cost $71,725 for outside counsel in 2013. One of the highest profile cases of th
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jul 21, 2013 05:47

[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Soaking the poor: House tax hikes continue

Again, this comes just one week after the House voted to hit everyone with a $1 billion gas tax hike, which would hurt low-income drivers the most. If you smoke and drive and you voted for Democrats in November because you wanted to "soak the rich," the j
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 20, 2013 16:35
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