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[New Hampshire] NH revenues $48M above projections in April due to business tax receipts, tobacco settlement

April revenue collections were $48 million above projections with $18 million from business taxes and $21 million from a settlement of litigation with tobacco manufacturers. The state also counted $6 million from a lawsuit over gasoline additive, MTBE.
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 23:00

[New Hampshire] Extra tobacco settlement money could help NH balance this year's budget

A long-running legal dispute over settlement payments by tobacco companies has been resolved, state officials announced yesterday, freeing up money that could help New Hampshire balance its budget this year. Through the end of March, the state’s revenue
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 25, 2013 14:01
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[New Hampshire] NH receives tobacco settlement funds earlier than expected

Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Legislature got welcome budget news Wednesday, as the state received $15 million as part of a lawsuit over the federal tobacco settlement.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Apr 25, 2013 10:42

[New Hampshire] Mind If I Smoke?

For reasons that aren’t entirely understood, through there may be fewer frequent smokers than in past decades, there appear to be far more “occasional” smokers than ever before. Some students, like Tierney, are strongly opposed to “social smoking,” but m
The Dartmouth
added Apr 15, 2013 06:52

[New Hampshire] NH convenience stores oppose cigarette tax hike

Convenience stores and grocers urged a state Senate panel yesterday to recommend killing an increase in the tobacco tax backed by the House and governor, saying it would be potentially disastrous to their businesses.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2013 13:07

[New Hampshire] Cigarette tax increase seen as deterrent to youth smoking

A 20 cents-a-pack cigarette tax hike, passed by the House last month, was praised during a Senate committee hearing Tuesday as a step toward lowering the state's high rate of youth smoking. But equally vocal were the state grocers association and severa
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Apr 10, 2013 12:32

[New Hampshire] Panel sets hearing on tobacco tax hike

The Senate's tax writing committee is holding a hearing on a House proposal to raise New Hampshire's tobacco tax. The Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on a bill to raise the tax 20 cents per pack. The House has since voted to raise th
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 8, 2013 09:15

[New Hampshire] Rep. Rykerson sponsors bill to discourage tobacco use by youth

The bill would require all tobacco products be taxed at rates equivalent to the current tax on cigarettes. Maine youth are exposed to tobacco products every day in the form of advertising, promotions and pro-tobacco depictions in films and television. T
Foster's Democrat
added Apr 7, 2013 09:48

[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] April 4: Letters To the Editor

Contrary to David Murdock's claims, a higher tobacco tax will not reduce jobs or revenue in Massachusetts ("Cig tax burns convenience stores in Mass.," March 29). A proposed tobacco tax increase would prevent kids from smoking, save lives and save money b
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 6, 2013 04:57

[New Hampshire] Letter: Keep tobacco control on track

the public health protection this law provides from the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry is now being threatened by some members of Congress, who want to exempt many cigars from regulation. Cigars cause disease and death. Just like cigarettes, th
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 2, 2013 00:13
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