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[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

[New Hampshire] Professors develop second hand smoking device

The first small, mobile secondhand smoke detector, created by Dartmouth researchers, can record exposure in real time, display results on the device and send them to a remote smartphone or computer. The researchers hope the device will help reduce childh
The Dartmouth
added Mar 25, 2013 17:09

[New Hampshire] In NH, millions in tobacco money is spent on just about everything else besides tobacco prevention

Whether Gov. Maggie Hassan’s proposed cigarette tax hike gets the support of state legislators won’t make a difference to the roughly 1,800 New Hampshire residents who die annually from tobacco dependence.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 25, 2013 05:36

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] EDITORIAL: Soaking the poor: House tax hikes continue

Again, this comes just one week after the House voted to hit everyone with a $1 billion gas tax hike, which would hurt low-income drivers the most. If you smoke and drive and you voted for Democrats in November because you wanted to "soak the rich," the j
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Mar 20, 2013 16:35

[New Hampshire] Will Cigarette Tax Hike Hurt Border Sales?

NH tax per pack could cost 20 cents more under bill. Critics call it an economic drag.
added Mar 20, 2013 16:33

[New Hampshire] NH House votes to raise tobacco tax 20 cents

Smokers may be asked yet again to help pay for spending in New Hampshire's next budget after the House voted to raise the tobacco tax 20 cents on Wednesday, a dime less than Gov. Maggie Hassan counted on in her budget. The 193-167 vote sends the bill to
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2013 16:32

[New Hampshire] Researchers invent real time secondhand smoke sensor

The researchers expect to soon convert the prototype, which is smaller and lighter than a cellphone, into a wearable, affordable and reusable device that helps to enforce no smoking regulations and sheds light on the pervasiveness of secondhand smoke. Th
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 20, 2013 00:45

[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] New Secondhand Smoke Study From Dartmouth

Dartmouth researchers have invented the first ever secondhand tobacco smoke sensor that records data in real time, a new study in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research shows.
Paramus (NJ) Post - News and Lifestyle Webzine
added Mar 20, 2013 00:05
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