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SHOULD NEW HAMPSHIRE BAN E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING FROM INDOOR PUBLIC AREAS?

New York becomes the fifth state to enact a statewide ban on vaping in certain public areas. Some states have targeted bans in certain locales, such as schools and government offices. Some individual communities have enacted vaping bans of their … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Shooting Fosters Growing Bipartisan Support for Bump Stock Ban

The mass shooting which killed 58 and injured over 500 in Las Vegas on Sunday has placed public scrutiny on the use of ‘bump stocks,’ an accessory which allows semi-automatic rifles to fire at rapid rates. | More…

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Supreme Court preserves Trump travel ban’s refugee limits

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of President Trump’s travel ban could remain in effect, in a move that temporarily keeps some 24,000 refugees from being able to enter the U.S. In a brief order, the high court said it was continuing a … Continue reading

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Facebook bans NH white nationalist’s accounts over hate speech

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The Associated Press that the profile … Continue reading

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9 NH towns ban smoking in recreation areas

Smokers will no longer be able to light up in parks and ballfields in nine New Hampshire towns. The towns of Harrisville, Keene, Marlborough, Swanzey, Nelson, Rindge, Troy, Walpole and Winchester are working with the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free … Continue reading

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York voters to decide on retail pot ban

Question 1 on the town’s May 20 special general referendum warrant would outright ban any retail operations as outlined in the law. This includes storefronts, bar-like “social clubs” and marijuana cultivation facilities. People would still be able to grow plants … Continue reading

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