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No Booze for D.C. Folks? New Hampshire May Fix Law

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.

07/27/2014

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Cigarette Theives Strike Same 7-Eleven Three Times for $1,000’s in Smokes

Virginia Beach police are looking for two suspects believed to be responsible for three large thefts of cigarettes at one convenience store since last August.

05/29/2014

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Maryland Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

A Maryland health group says it has support from 200 candidates for the Maryland General Assembly to increase the state’s tobacco tax by $1 a pack.

05/28/2014

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5 Key Questions About The Future Of E-Cigarettes

5 key questions about e-cigarettes as the industry awaits the FDA to propose rules for the tobacco alternative.

04/22/2014

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CVS Goes Cold Turkey; May Pressure Rivals, Or Not

It has long been gospel among retailers that tobacco pulls so much business into stores, with smokers also picking up water, gum or a bag of chips, that dumping it would be a sales killer.

04/09/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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CVS Decision To Stop Selling Cigarettes Will Cost $2 Billion In Annual Sales

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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Ex-Marlboro Man Dies From Smoking-Related Disease

Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.

01/27/2014

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Bill Would Ban Non-Biodegradable Cigarette Butts in Md.

Del. Jon Cardin says he will introduce a measure to ban the sale of non-biodegradable cigarette butts in Maryland.

12/19/2013

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D.C. Councilmember Will Move to Raise Legal Tobacco-Purchasing Age

D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes.

11/04/2013

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