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[New Hampshire] Smoking restrictions head to hearing

A bill that would remove some of the restrictions on smoking in public places is scheduled... Rollo said cancer survivors and their families plan to attend the hearings for the bill, in opposition. He said he finds it hard to believe that the bill is bei
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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New Hampshire Legislators Introduce Cigar Tax Proposal

A trio of New Hampshire state representatives is seeking to eliminate the exemption for premium cigars from the state’s tobacco tax law, which would result in a 65.03% tax. State Reps. Richard Ames (D-Cheshire), Katherine Rogers (D-Merrimack) and Timoth
HalfWheel
added Jan 15, 2017 19:13
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NEW HAMPSHIRE LAWMAKER SPONSORS BILL TO OVERTURN SMOKING BANS

state representative has introduced a bill that would let privately operated establishments like supermarkets and restaurants decide whether to allow patrons to light up indoors, WMUR-TV reports. A decade ago, the state approved a smoking ban that prohibi
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:40
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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] Survey: Minors purchased 16.6 percent of tobacco in NH in 2015

an increase of 2.2 percentage points over the previous year, state health officials said this week. The figures are part of a survey of 338 randomly selected merchants that was mandated by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jan 2, 2017 00:32
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[New Hampshire] SUV rolls into Nashua River after driver drops lit cigarette on lap and jumps out

A man dropped a lit cigarette into his lap, causing him to jump out of his SUV, which then rolled into the Nashua River. The 2016 Dodge Journey rolled into the water at the Mines Falls boat ramp behind Stellos Stadium at 11:20 a.m. on Monday and sank abo
NH1 News (WBIN)
added Nov 17, 2016 23:27
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[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18
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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] Cigarette Sparked Manchester Fire That Killed 2 Adults, 2 Children

Officials said the improperly discarded smoking materials on a second-floor porch caused a piece of upholstered furniture to catch fire, smoldering for more than an hour before erupting in flames on June 6. Killed were 33-year-old Joshua Harrison; 39-ye
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 30, 2016 19:15
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[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
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