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[New Hampshire] State lawmaker proposes rolling back smoking bans

would let business owners decide whether people can smoke indoors...The legislation would apply to privately run grocery stores, restaurants, and cocktail lounges, along with transportation, such as taxis, buses and boats. The sponsor of House Bill 279,
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:13
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[New Hampshire] UPDATE: Man was dead before Rochester fire was started with cigarette, oxygen tank

After an autopsy, officials said James Richardson, 69, died of natural causes. The report said it was a pre-existing medical condition. Richardson was found dead in a mobile home along with the fire that had put itself out.
NH1 News (WBIN)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[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
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[New Hampshire] Program to reward Winchester landlords for smoke-free housing

A new program seeks to increase the availability of smoke-free rentals in town, while rewarding landlords who comply with the town’s housing standards ordinance. But the future...is in question because of a petition warrant article seeking to rescind it a
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2016 18:48
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[New Hampshire] Lawmakers in 2014 may tighten NH's 2007 indoor smoking ban

But officials at some local clubs think a ban could actually be a boon, by helping attract new members who might be turned off by a smoky bar. “Speaking for myself, I’d love to see no smoking, but . . . as a trustee it probably would hurt business, prob
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Dec 8, 2013 13:39
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[New Hampshire] KEATING: They call me the 'Tobacco Lady'

Over the last couple of years, it has been an honor to be invited into local schools to educate youth in grades K-12 on the subject of tobacco. Our program enhances what they have already learned about healthy behaviors and the harmful effects of tobacco
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Nov 1, 2013 14:58
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[New Hampshire] NH House votes to raise tobacco tax 20 cents

Smokers may be asked yet again to help pay for spending in New Hampshire's next budget after the House voted to raise the tobacco tax 20 cents on Wednesday, a dime less than Gov. Maggie Hassan counted on in her budget. The 193-167 vote sends the bill to
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2013 16:32
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax boost should be a no-brainer

All this adds up to plenty of motivation to increase New Hampshire's cigarette tax and to receive some financial benefit while improving the air we breathe and the health of more and more Granite Staters.
Foster's Democrat
added Feb 23, 2013 12:36
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[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Man burned when vaporizer battery explodes

A Moultonborough man is recovering in a Boston hospital after a vaporizer battery exploded in his pocket in Tilton...Gilson, 26, suffered second- and third-degree burns on his legs and hand. Surveillance video from his workplace in Tilton shows smoke from
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[New Hampshire] ALTSCHILLER: Smoking and choking go hand in hand for kids in cars

In New Hampshire we’re proud of our motto “Live Free Or Die.” If smokers want to die that’s their business. It’s the state’s business to help children under the age of 18 live free from involuntarily inhaling the cancer causing poisons contained in secon
Foster's Democrat
added Mar 12, 2015 12:59
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