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[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Manchester, NH fire displacing more than 60 caused by cigarette

"Forty units, everybody's sleeping," he said. "It could have been disastrous." But amazingly, everyone escaped the Country Club Drive apartment building when it went up in flames overnight. The four-alarm blaze, caused by a cigarette tossed on a balcony
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:49

[New Hampshire] Outside counsel fees help push NH litigation tab over $2.3m

Another costly case has been called "the tobacco litigation," in which the state has been fighting for its share of a national settlement with major tobacco companies at a cost $71,725 for outside counsel in 2013. One of the highest profile cases of th
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jul 21, 2013 05:47

[New Hampshire] NH Senate panel rejects cigarette tax hike

the Senate's budget committee voted Tuesday not to accept a House-proposed 20-cent cigarette tax hike and delays in several business tax credits worth a total of $53 million in revenue. The Republican-controlled Finance Committee voted 4-2 on the proposa
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2013 07:53
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[New Hampshire] Smoking materials blamed in $1 million Kittery home fire

Careless disposal of smoking materials is the "most likely" cause of a fire that destroyed an Oak Terrace home last Friday, said Fire Chief Dave O'Brien.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added May 7, 2013 07:25

[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
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