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[South Dakota] BENSON: My Voice: Tobacco tax must be increased

The recent opinion piece (“My Voice: Why sin taxes fail”) published by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, erroneously claims that raising the state’s excise tax on tobacco would fail to produce significant benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 5, 2017 12:54
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[South Dakota] EDITORIAL: Administration is overstepping its boundaries in regards to tobacco ban

The Collegian Editorial Board feels the university’s decision to ignore Students’ Association’s vote and pass an all-tobacco ban is administrative overreach... All this policy will manage to accomplish is alienating tobacco and E-Cigarette users from the
South Dakota State University (SDSU) Collegian
added Aug 31, 2017 16:05
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South Dakota Federal Judge Denies Motion To Amend Religious Tobacco Use Order ($$)

denied a motion brought by a group of plaintiffs seeking to increase the amount of tobacco used in a religious mixture for Native American religious ceremonies in prison after finding that the amount the court already allowed was sufficient for religious
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[South Dakota] The Latest: Smokers could see $1 tax hike for cigarettes

South Dakota smokers would see a $1 tax hike on a standard pack of cigarettes under a ballot measure that aims to make the state's four technical institutes more affordable. House Speaker Mark Mickelson said Tuesday that he plans to pursue that proposa
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2017 18:11
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[South Dakota] Tobacco tax for tech schools?

South Dakota should hike taxes on cigarettes to help bring down tuition at the state's technical institutes, Rep. Mark Mickelson said Monday. The Sioux Falls Republican submitted two proposals this month to the Secretary of State's Office that w
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 20, 2017 19:53
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[South Dakota] Jackley issues caution about tobacco settlement money scam

Attorney General Marty Jackley is cautioning South Dakota residents about what he says are deceptive advertisements regarding a nearly 20-year-old settlement with tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2017 19:31
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[South Dakota] ROSSMAN: Fighting the state’s tobacco epidemic

South Dakota is one of 50 states plus DC that receives funding and technical support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support comprehensive tobacco control efforts and quitlines. OSH is the lead federal agency for comprehensive toba
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jun 3, 2017 11:35
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[South Dakota] SF City Council Passes New Smoke-Free Ordinance

Sioux Falls city councilors passed a new smoking ban with flying colors Tuesday night. The ordinance does not restrict all tobacco use on city owned properties and parks, but it does require people to go to a specific place before lighting up.
KDLT (Sioux Falls, SD)
added May 3, 2017 18:17
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[South Dakota] Editorial: Time to get tougher with smoking ban

We’re not the first community to face this risk to public health. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. More than 1,400 municipalities nationwide have successfully established complete, comprehensive smoke-free outdoor policies...It will take some leaders
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 21, 2017 12:40
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[South Dakota] Clearing the smoke: SA approves campus-wide smoking ban

Students’ Association passed a resolution in support of a smoke-free campus. SA senators, students and faculty debated for two hours at the Jan. 30 SA meeting, resulting in the resolution passing 17-12. As of now, SDSU is the only South Dakota Board of
South Dakota State University (SDSU) Collegian
added Feb 1, 2017 19:57
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