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

According to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the state ranks 48th based on what percentage of the CDC-recommended amount it spends; the $125,000 budgeted for New Hampshire’s fiscal year 2014 budget is only 0.7 percent of the guideline. Vermont is doin
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 16, 2013 21:22
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[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
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[Massachusetts] Cheap cigarettes lure shoppers to New Hampshire

“I live in Lawrence and I come here for cigarettes all the time. I don’t even buy cigarettes in Massachusetts,” Christiane Petty said. “Packs cost almost $9 in Massachusetts. Here, they are probably around $6.” Petty admits she loves New Hampshire. “Th
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 10, 2013 17:02
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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] 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
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[New Hampshire] LETTER: Let veterans set rules for smoking in their clubs

do not dictate it to the very people that gave you the rights you enjoy today. If not for them, you may only have to worry about learning Russian, Japanese or German or being in a labor camp for trying to enjoy your rights that many take for granted.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Dec 2, 2013 13:21
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[New Hampshire] FDA Closes in on E-Cigarette Rules

the agency has far more questions about the health effects than answers, said Mitchell Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products and a 1979 Dartmouth College alumnus, on Tuesday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The cylindrical inhale
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Nov 26, 2013 22:42
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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] Council weighs making Rochester Common smoke-free

According to Mayor T.J. Jean, several residents have reached out to him recently in hopes of banning smoking at park. He said that a particular concern was shown in regard to smoking near the playground at Rochester Common, where children can often be fo
Foster's Democrat
added Aug 17, 2013 14:15
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