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[New Hampshire] Electronic cigarette safety clouded

Dr. Richard Hollister, a pulmonologist for CORE Physicians in Exeter. "They feel this is a safer option and we cannot tell them that it is. We don't know the answer to that because the data is just not there." Hollister said he is concerned about the way
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Dec 15, 2013 10:04
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[New Hampshire] Extra tobacco settlement money could help NH balance this year's budget

A long-running legal dispute over settlement payments by tobacco companies has been resolved, state officials announced yesterday, freeing up money that could help New Hampshire balance its budget this year. Through the end of March, the state’s revenue
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 25, 2013 14:01
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[New Hampshire] Mind If I Smoke?

For reasons that aren’t entirely understood, through there may be fewer frequent smokers than in past decades, there appear to be far more “occasional” smokers than ever before. Some students, like Tierney, are strongly opposed to “social smoking,” but m
The Dartmouth
added Apr 15, 2013 06:52
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[New Hampshire] NH convenience stores oppose cigarette tax hike

Convenience stores and grocers urged a state Senate panel yesterday to recommend killing an increase in the tobacco tax backed by the House and governor, saying it would be potentially disastrous to their businesses.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2013 13:07
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[New Hampshire] More tobacco settlement money headed for NH

Speaking with the Senate Ways and Means Committee Tuesday morning, Deputy Attorney General Ann Rice outlined the settlement New Hampshire and 18 others states have with the major tobacco companies involved in litigation.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 12, 2013 15:12
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[New Hampshire] AUDIO: Bradley Says Senate Republicans Would Push Back On Higher Cigarette Taxes

Revenues have fallen millions of dollars short of what lawmakers projected when they lowered the tax on cigarettes by 10 cents two years ago. The theory was lowering the tax would boost sales. Assuming revenues continue to miss the mark, a sunset provisi
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Jan 5, 2013 15:39
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Clearing the air on youth smoking

State officials attribute the increase in part to – what else? – budget cuts made by the Republican-led Legislature in 2011. . . . All the more reason why Gov.-elect Maggie Hassan should follow through on her campaign pledge to reinstate the 10-cent tax
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jan 3, 2013 10:05
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National Report: New Hampshire Ranks Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Hampshire is tied for last in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2012 12:03
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[New Hampshire] KLEMENTOWICZ / BUDNITZ: NH cigarette tax cut hurt public health, too

Decreasing the tobacco tax was a mistake. It was a $20 million gift to the cigarette makers and dreadful public health policy. We certainly hope the next legislature will remedy this expensive mistake.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 15, 2012 12:28
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[New Hampshire] Cigarette smuggling highest from NH; eclipses all other states

According to information released by the Tax Foundation, relying on data from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, more than 81 percent of the cigarette consumption in the Granite State is destined to be moved across state lines. The smuggling is like
NH1 News (WBIN)
added Jan 23, 2017 19:36
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