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BROKEN PROMISES TO OUR CHILDREN / A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:27

[New Zealand] Anti-smoking groups want more money to get into campaign

New Otago University research shows we're floundering in our quest to be smokefree by 2025, needing five times as many Maori to quit each year, and twice as many Pakeha. The Government receives around $1.8 billion a year directly from tobacco excise tax,
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 14:29

[Philippines] Cigarette price at P20 per stick can stop youth from smoking

Thirty-year-old Robbie told Philippine News Agency (PNA) that he started smoking when he entered high school at an all-boys school out of curiosity and peer pressure. “I started smoking since I was 13. Pero, naging regular ‘yung paninigarilyo ko nung col
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:48

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24

Nebraska asks judge to toss suit over Winnebago Reservation cigarette sales

Cigarette sales on the Winnebago Indian Reservation can still be regulated in some ways, even though tribal reservations are considered sovereign territory, attorneys for the State of Nebraska argued Monday in federal district court in Omaha.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 12, 2018 03:38

[Nebraska] Oral arguments presented in Winnebago Tribe lawsuit

Two divisions of the Winnebago Tribe allege the state’s regulation of the reservation’s tobacco production is unconstitutional, and an attack on the tribe’s sovereignty. Monday in a federal courtroom in Omaha, the tribe argued the state’s regulation of
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:40

[Nebraska] Winnebago files lawsuit over ATF raid

The lawsuit says that the state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate tribal tobacco products on its reservation is "unconstitutional." Stating that tribal commercial activities are protected by federal law, and Nebraska has no authority over the tribe's cig
KCAU-TV Eyewitness 9 (IA)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:52

[Connecticut] Stamford police seize nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes

Police seized illegal gambling records, nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes and more than $780 during a traffic stop on Friday. Police said they arrested 32-year-old Luis Miguel Pena-Ramos after they found the cigarettes in black trash bags in his
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Dec 11, 2018 04:35

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41

Virginia Health Officials Release Adult Tobacco Use Survey Results

, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Tobacco Control Program (TCP) launched the first Virginia Adult Tobacco Survey (VATS) to guide the state’s tobacco control activities.VATS assessed tobacco use as well as attitudes and opinions on tobacco such as
added Dec 10, 2018 17:03
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