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New Mexico considers new tax on e-cigarettes

lawmakers will consider a first-time tax on e-cigarettes along with increased levies on cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The proposal for a 66 percent tax on e-cigarettes was introduced on Wednesday by Democratic state Senator Howie Morales of Silver City.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 14, 2016 21:10
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KOZLOWSKI: A Policy Experiment is Worth a Million Lives

Policy experiments at the state level could allow governments to explore and learn from these pathways...If some state or other jurisdiction were to differentially set the age of legal purchase with consideration to the dramatic differences in health risk
Issues in Science and Technology
added Jan 13, 2016 20:52
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[Illinois] Chicago Leaders Offer Strong Proposals to Curb Tobacco Use & Save Lives

Emanuel and Chicago Public Health Commissioner Julie Morita announced the legislative package that also includes taxes on non-cigarette tobacco products (cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco) and a minimum pricing policy to combat tobacco i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:41
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New Mexico considers new tax on e-cigarettes

New Mexico lawmakers will consider a first-time tax on e-cigarettes along with increased levies on cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The proposal for a 66 percent tax on e-cigarettes was introduced on Wednesday by Democratic state Senator Howie Morales of
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 13, 2016 23:01
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[Illinois] Emanuel Wants to Boost OTP Tobacco Taxes

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to put a $6-million tax on cigars, roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco and smokeless tobacco to pay for a one-week summer transition program for all incoming high school freshmen and two weeks of summer school for eighth-graders i
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:07
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[Illinois] Emanuel wants new tobacco taxes — to pay for CPS student program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel now wants to hike the taxes on cigars, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own cigarettes to pay for expanding orientation programs for Chicago Public Schools students.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 11, 2016 21:38
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[Asia, India] `Organic' tobacco lures youngsters, cases of oral cancer go up fivefold

Companies are hard selling gutka to youngsters by branding it as `organic' and `herbal' chewing tobacco. What's alarming, experts say, is a fivefold rise -a spike in incidence of the disease from 0.6% to 3.1% -in cases of oral cancer among people between
Times of India
added Jan 8, 2016 20:54
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Blog: Five Tobacco Headlines for 2016

As I looked at the most newsworthy stories of the past year, it struck me how many question marks hang over 2016. Sure the TPSAC (Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee) panel weighed in on snus as a modified risk product, but the U.S. Food and D
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:55
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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New Hampshire offering nicotine patches to help quit smoking

New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services is offering free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of a patch to residents who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2016 16:30
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