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[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
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[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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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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