New Hampshire

Hampton, N.H. Voters Approve Parks & Beach Smoking Ban

It appears that the saga of the parks and beaches smoking ban in Hampton, N.H. may have finally come to a close as voters in…

Winchester, N.H. Voters to Decide Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

At the city’s upcoming election, voters in Winchester, N.H. will decide whether or not to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and tobacco…

New Hampshire Cigar Tax Bill Dies in Committee

An attempt to tax cigars in the state of New Hampshire has once again failed. Last week, the New Hampshire House Ways & Means Committee voted…

Newmarket, N.H. Increases Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The town of Newmarket, N.H. is the latest to join the Tobacco 21 movement, passing an ordinance this week that makes it illegal for a…

New Hampshire Legislator’s Bill Would Remove Cigar Tax Exemption

For years, cigar smokers in New Hampshire have been envied by those in other states for one main reason: they are not subject to paying…

New Hampshire Senator Plans Bill to Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

There will once again be a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Sen. David Watters, D-Dover, who co-sponsored…

Hampton, N.H. Beach and Park Smoking Ban Proposal Pulled

Just a few days ago, it appeared that the residents of Hampton would have a chance to vote for a second time on a proposal…

Hampton, N.H. Voters Get Second Crack at Parks & Beach Smoking Ban

Last year, residents of Hampton, N.H. voted 1,806 to 787 in favor of a ban on smoking at the town’s beaches and parks. Despite the…

Keene, N.H. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

This week, the Keene City Council approved an ordinance that immediately increased the age for both the purchase and possession of tobacco and tobacco alternative…

Dover, N.H. Becomes First in State to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Tobacco 21 movement has found officially spread to New Hampshire, as on Wednesday the Dover City Council passed an ordinance making it illegal for…

Hampton, N.H. Beaches Directed To Be Smoke-Free

While it won’t be a law, the beaches of Hampton, N.H. are being directed to be smoke-free by the town’s selectmen after residents overwhelmingly supported…