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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

[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

[New Hampshire] Welfare reform banning booze, tobacco to take effect in Maine

A new welfare law aiming to restore credibility in Maine's administration of federal benefits comes into effect Friday. The law, which passed with bipartisan support, sets penalties for individuals who spend cash welfare benefits on alcohol, tobacco, lot
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:53

[New Hampshire] Hassan vetoes bill making changes to tobacco tax laws

has vetoed a bill that would have made technical changes to tobacco tax laws, saying it exempts low-priced cigars from taxes. Hassan says the bill expands the definition of “premium cigar” to include those that wholesale for less than $2.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2016 23:53

[New Hampshire] Electronic cigarettes could soon be banned

could soon be banned in all places where conventional cigarettes are already prohibited in the city. The Dover City Council moved the ordinance along to a public hearing, set for Feb. 10. The ordinance would amend Chapter 131 of the City Code, which is t
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 28, 2016 20:24

[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Nicotine jihad: An even more tyrannical smoking ban

Pierce’s bill would outlaw voluntary smoking clubs (or groups trying to quit by transitioning to e-cigarettes) from lighting up in any enclosed space that is even sometimes open to the public. It is not about protecting the public; it is about modifying
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 18, 2015 17:08

[New Hampshire] NH Senate panel rejects cigarette tax hike

the Senate's budget committee voted Tuesday not to accept a House-proposed 20-cent cigarette tax hike and delays in several business tax credits worth a total of $53 million in revenue. The Republican-controlled Finance Committee voted 4-2 on the proposa
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2013 07:53

[New Hampshire] In NH, millions in tobacco money is spent on just about everything else besides tobacco prevention

Whether Gov. Maggie Hassan’s proposed cigarette tax hike gets the support of state legislators won’t make a difference to the roughly 1,800 New Hampshire residents who die annually from tobacco dependence.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 25, 2013 05:36

[New Hampshire] Insurance rates for smokers under fire in NH

Several health advocacy groups are opposing a bill aimed at bringing New Hampshire's insurance laws in line with President Barack Obama's health overhaul plan because they disagree with a provision that would allow insurers to charge smokers thousands of
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2013 13:36

[New Hampshire] Letter: Plagued by secondhand smoke

go in the hallway every morning to get my paper and I’m ready to barf. Tell me, do I have any rights, or do the smokers have it all? At 78 years old, I hope I make to it 79!
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Nov 30, 2012 00:09
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