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[New Hampshire] Reps: Cigarette tax hike isn't bad for business

Gov. Maggie Hassan proposed a 30-cent cigarette tax increase as a way for the state to generate more revenue. However the proposal, which is part of the new governor's $11.1 billion biennium budget, is being met with mixed reviews from legislators and con
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Feb 15, 2013 09:27
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[New Hampshire] Hassan says casino, tobacco tax hike would fund budget

Gov. Maggie Hassan's budget proposal banks on a New Hampshire casino and a 30-cent increase in the cigarette tax. Hassan is presenting her budget to the Legislature at this hour.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Feb 14, 2013 21:36
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: N.H. must invest to curb smoking

Spending a little today to stop people from smoking will reduce the state's Medicaid and other medical costs, improve the overall health of the population and stop the personal suffering of people with tobacco related illnesses and their families. It is
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 15, 2013 15:08
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[New Hampshire] POLL: Should NH Raise Cigarette Taxes?

In her inaugural address last week, Gov. Maggie Hassan mentioned several things she hopes to get accomplished. One of those was eliminating the tax break on cigarettes implemented by the previously Republican-led House. Hassan said cutting the cigarette
Patch.org
added Jan 12, 2013 12:39
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[New Hampshire] NH sees spike in tobacco sales to youth

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services recently released a report showing tobacco sales to youth in New Hampshire increased over the past year.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jan 9, 2013 12:02
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[New Hampshire] Youth tobacco sales are up

According to recent tobacco compliance checks tobacco sales to New Hampshire youth increased by about 5 percent to 13.2 percent in 2012 from 7.8 percent in 2011.
Derry (NH) News
added Jan 8, 2013 21:59
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[Maine, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: N.H. must invest to curb smoking

New Hampshire chooses to spend millions on cure and not a single penny on prevention. ... Spending a little today to stop people from smoking will reduce the state's Medicaid and other medical costs, improve the overall health of the population and stop t
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 7, 2013 04:52
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[New Hampshire] Why people fail to quit smoking

Dr. Charles Felton, a pulmonologist at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, said of the 70 percent who want to quit, 40 percent will actually try to do so. "Of that 40 percent not more than 5 percent are successful by themselves," he said.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 6, 2013 14:36
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[New Hampshire] AUDIO: Bradley Says Senate Republicans Would Push Back On Higher Cigarette Taxes

Revenues have fallen millions of dollars short of what lawmakers projected when they lowered the tax on cigarettes by 10 cents two years ago. The theory was lowering the tax would boost sales. Assuming revenues continue to miss the mark, a sunset provisi
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Jan 5, 2013 15:39
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[New Hampshire] Are e-cigarettes blowing smoke?

"I've had mixed reviews on them, because they are not (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved and they are not regulated in any way," said Kate McNally, program coordinator for the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities. "The results people
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jan 4, 2013 03:19
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