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Viewpoint: Cigarette tax can protect youth from big tobacco

On Tuesday, I will be going to the Indiana Statehouse to join hundreds of other students and adult advocates calling for an increase in the state cigarette tax to reduce tobacco use and save lives. Th... read more

Would these new proposals help keep e-cigarettes away from Kentucky kids?

Adding a state tax on e-cigarettes ... health issues later on," he said. Chandler told the Herald-Leader that there's also an enforcement issue. "These things are being sold in stores where IDs are no... read more

Hoosier Health Care Stakeholders 'Locking Arms'

Leaders from the health ... Indiana State Medical Association and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana. Mills says if the organization can help solve the tobacco issue, it will move on to tack... read more

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Tobacco Taxes, Micronutrients, and Better Immunizations

Each article has a poll, and Slate readers can ... high benefits in economic terms, we can see another theme emerging: Other than tobacco taxation, the top five-ranked options would all directly impac... read more


Pew report discusses economic impact of ‘sin tax’

A recent Pew Research Center report revealed that Idaho has some of the lowest revenue collected from sin taxes in the United States included in the total state budget, ranking 44th ... are necessary ... read more

Health Advocates Sound Alarm On Kentucky Teens Vaping

Kentucky health leaders gathered Monday at a statewide summit on vaping and e-cigarettes called for state ... designed to help you quit smoking, surely they themselves could not be dangerous.” Catie K... read more

State urged to spend more on public health

He pointed to $5 million set aside last year to help ... health rankings contribute to higher health care spending, which poses challenges in both expanding current businesses and recruiting new busin... read more

Smoking rates drop, but habit still costly: Impact on households $1,000 per year

“I share his story because I couldn’t help him,” she said. “But I can help Hoosiers stop ... lawmakers to increase the sales tax on tobacco. “We have to decrease smoking rates in the United States to ... read more

Plan would charge state retirees more for health care

The health insurance program covers retirees who were state lawmakers, statewide officials, judges, university workers, both high-ranking ... to help get costs under control. The House Republican poin... read more

Chronic Pain Patients Say New Rules For Prescribing Opioids Are Hurting Them

Last year, Ohio changed its rules for prescribing opioids, restricting amounts of, and circumstances under which, doctors can ... Chandler said the state isn’t doing enough to curb the habit. The Foun... read more

Where Are You Most Likely to Find Americans Who Still Smoke?

(That total includes $4.35 in state taxes, the highest state taxes on tobacco ... to be high overall and there's more that each state can do," to reduce the burden of lung cancer, Jump says. [See: Wha... read more

Would these new proposals help keep e-cigarettes away from Kentucky kids?

Adding a state tax on e-cigarettes ... health issues later on,” he said. Chandler told the Herald-Leader there’s also an enforcement issue. “These things are being sold in stores where IDs are not che... read more



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