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[New Hampshire] CVS stores, including 41 in NH, to stop selling tobacco

Dan Fortin, president and CEO of Breathe New Hampshire, believes others retailers will one day do the same. "When you look at the health consequences of tobacco use, and examine the economic impact to all of us, organizations can no longer ignore the pro
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Feb 6, 2014 12:16

[New Hampshire] N.H. sees drop in youth tobacco sales

Tobacco sales to youth in NH dropped to 11.2 percent in 2013, down from 13.2 percent in 2012, according to recent compliance checks. Three hundred and twelve tobacco retailers were surveyed as part of the SYNAR compliance check program. SYNAR is a federa
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jan 8, 2014 07:04

[New Hampshire] Editorial: Missed Opportunity; Battle Against Tobacco Waits to Be Won

It comes as little surprise that New Hampshire is no model in this regard. Legislators have spent far more time figuring out how to maximize sales by calibrating the state tobacco tax to gain advantage over neighboring states than how to adequately fund
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 14, 2013 17:38

[New Hampshire] Editorial: Should the age to buy cigarettes be 21?

Would there be significant public health benefits to raising the age? That’s the question Obama’s panel is supposed to answer by next year. Hard to imagine the answer would be anything but positive. And if that’s the case, Congress should surely take up t
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Dec 4, 2013 07:34

Bottom of the pack: New Hampshire trailing all states in spending on tobacco prevention and cessation programs

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in New England have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving some states struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising. Nowhere is
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 24, 2013 23:43

[New Hampshire] Researchers make strides in developing secondhand smoking sensor

the Darmouth cohort has successfully created a first-of-its-kind secondhand tobacco smoke sensor capable of recording data in real time. In a climate where secondhand smoke — a perpetrator of cancer and other congestive ailments — affects an estimated 88
added Mar 20, 2013 00:15

[New Hampshire] NH House voting on 20-cent tobacco tax hike

New Hampshire's House is considering raising the tobacco tax 20 cents -- a dime less than Gov. Maggie Hassan counted on in her budget. The House is scheduled to vote next week whether to raise the tax to $1.88 per pack.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2013 10:22

[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Jackie Whiton: 'I told him to get a J-O-B': Woman, 65, fired for refusing to sell cigarettes for food stamps

last month she was unceremoniously let go for standing up for what she believed was right. . . . On May 29, a customer came into the store and tried to buy cigarettes with his EBT debit card and Ms Whiton refused to let tax payers foot the bill for his
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2012 05:29

[New Hampshire, Vermont] Association of Established Smoking Among Adolescents With Timing of Exposure to Smoking Depicted in Movies

JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst (2012) 104 (7): 549-555. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djs138 Volume 104 Issue 7 April 4, 2012
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 16, 2012 05:50

[New Hampshire] Elliot Hospital smoking ban clears air, dirties ground

Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 26, 2012 00:00
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