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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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[California] Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

Prop. 56 — the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 — was approved by voters in November 2016. Effective April 2017, it raised the cigarette tax by $2 per pack, with an equivalent increase on other tobacco products. The
Beverly Hills (CA) Courier
added Jun 15, 2018 07:46
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[California] Santa Cruz Police Department receive $460K grant to address tobacco use among youth

The outlay was part of $37.5 million distributed to 71 local agencies throughout California, police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said. The money is slated for operations, retailer training, sign installation, youth outreach, tobacco retail license inspect
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2018 07:45
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Available for Limited Time

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)’s Bureau of Health Promotion is encouraging Kansas residents who want to quit using tobacco products to take advantage of the opportunity to get free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The NRT will
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:37
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[California] Attorney General Becerra Announces $37.5 Million in State Grants to Combat Illegal Tobacco Use Among Minors

$37.5 million in state grant funding to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors. The grants to 71 local entities throughout the state will fund operations, retailer training programs, the installation of signage, youth outreac
California Attorney General's Office
added Jun 13, 2018 12:14
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[Connecticut] Vaping: 100 words or less E-cigarette sellers offering essay-based scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2018 22:26
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Vaping essays: E-cigarette sellers offering scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 13:45
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[California] San Francisco voters uphold sweeping ban on flavored tobacco

With all precincts reporting, about 68 percent of the city’s voters backed the ban on flavored nicotine. The ban was passed unanimously by the board of supervisors last June but didn't take effect after the tobacco industry gathered enough signatures to
Politico
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[Australia] HOW CIGARETTES PAY ALMOST 20% OF NATION'S HEALTH BILL

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

Despite a $12 million ad blizzard by a giant tobacco company, voters in San Francisco resoundingly supported a new ban on the selling of flavored tobacco products, including vaping liquids packaged as candies and juice boxes, and menthol cigarettes. The
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2018 15:14
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