Youth smoking

The NH Tobacco Tax Increase is Not About Youth Smoking or Public Health…it is a Transfer of Wealth

by Steve MacDonald April 10, 2013

The Tobacco tax war is underway again, this time in the New Hampshire State Senate, as both sides debate the House passed 0.20 cent per pack tax hike before the Senate Ways and Means Committee.   Supporters of the tax point to potential health benefits and a reduction in youth smoking.  The Union Leader Article […]

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Lung Association Says Hike Cigarette Tax $1.00/Pack…for the Children

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2013

The American Lung Association would like New Hampshire legislators to increase the state’s tobacco tax by $1.00/pack.   It is their opinion that this will reduce youth smoking and…they’d be more inclined to give us better grades. The Lung Association gave the Granite State some of the lowest rankings in the Northeast in categories dealing with […]

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