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Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

...military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is mustering its forces against tobacco products.The Department of Defense is studying a ban on the sale of cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco on bases and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-15/rich-lowry-the-military-vs-marlbo
Opinion
What others say: Request for recommendations from UA campuses points toward new policy

...a 2011 proposal that would have imposed a $600 annual health insurance surcharge on university employees who use tobacco products or who have dependents who use tobacco. That proposal was a part of a plan by university officials to help offset...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-19/what-others-say-request-for-recom
Opinion
Tobacco tax would hurt economy

...select few and jeopardizing the state's retailers. Tobacco products make up a considerable portion of many retailers' sales. A shortsighted tax increase on tobacco products may diminish retailers' revenues and hinder their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/tobacco-tax-would-hurt-ec
Letters
Around the District

...also be an optional assembly during 1st period to hear a special speaker regarding the negative effects of using tobacco products. The football cheerleader banquet is tonight at 6 p.m. in the library. Students selected to participate in Honor...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102510/sch_725803805.shtml
Schools
Smokers red hot over new tax: Fuming!

...also the way Alaska taxes other tobacco products besides cigarettes, such as...to how the tax varies among tobacco products; the price of a cigar only...tax hike while purchasing a tobacco product on Monday. "Everything keeps...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040709/new_285468918.shtml
FDA overwhelmed

...Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will discuss legislation that will give the FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products. This bill, S. 625, could have a deadly impact on the Food and Drug Administration, who, based on its recent...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072007/letters_2970.shtml
Extinguishing the habit

...our work." The barrier to quitting is almost always the strong addictive nature of nicotine, which is found in tobacco products. "It is known to be more addictive than heroin or cocaine," she said. "The fact is that it is a legal product...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-17/extinguishing-the-habit
News
Non-oil tax money increasingly important

...of the credit, Stickel said, goes to improved profitability in mining, fishing and tourism. Alaska's tax on tobacco products is the second largest source of non-oil tax revenue in 2006, accounting for $65.5 million, most of that...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091807/news_3841.shtml
Cigarette taxes increase July 1

...Cessation Fund for anti-tobacco programs. Alaska cigarette excise taxes are paid through the use of tax stamps. Tobacco products sold or possessed in Alaska not bearing a valid stamp are contraband and subject to seizure, the department said...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061207/news_0612new003.shtml
News

... Around the Peninsula Non-prescription drugs often cause major damage New Mexico should declare war on tobacco products Older activists won't sit quietly when it comes to issues affecting elderly Senior Menus Senior Briefs...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030403/index.shtml
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