Headlines Tagged with New Hampshire — 1,304 headlines found
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.
Jul 15, 2012 Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 15, 2012 12:28
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
Jan 23, 2017 NH1 News (WBIN)
added Jan 23, 2017 19:36
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
Jul 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:53
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.
May 9, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2016 23:53
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
Jan 28, 2016 Foster's Democrat
added Jan 28, 2016 20:24
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
Mar 18, 2015 Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 18, 2015 17:08
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
May 21, 2013 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.
Mar 24, 2013 Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 25, 2013 05:36
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
Mar 1, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2013 13:36
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!
Nov 29, 2012 Concord (NH) Monitor
added Nov 30, 2012 00:09