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PNS Daily Newscast - May 25, 2020 


Updates on Memorial Day 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic; and tomorrow is a deadline for some voters.

2020Talks - May 25, 2020 


Overseas service members and people with physical disabilities will be able to vote online this year in West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. Election security experts have some concerns.

Public News Service - NH: Smoking Prevention

According to a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Hampshire high school students vape more than teens anywhere else in the country. (Ethan Parsa/Pixabay)

CONCORD, N.H. -- A New Hampshire bill advocating a moratorium on e-cigarettes is facing a big vote this week. House Bill 124 on Thursday is having a subcommittee work session, and next Tuesday, an executive session will recommend whether it should get voted on in the legislature or die. According

Seven in 10 teens are exposed to e-cigarette advertising, according to the National Institute on Drug abuse. (Adobe Stock)

CONCORD, N.H. - Whether they use vaping products or cigarettes, New Hampshire teens who want help quitting now can connect with a tobacco-cessation coach through a new program. "My Life, My Quit" was launched by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Sai Cherala, bureau chie

A new poll finds the vast majority of Granite Staters support the current smoke-free law and even more don't want to see it changed. (Mike Clifford)

CONCORD, N.H. – A new poll found strong support for the Granite State's smoke-free law, and even greater opposition to a pending measure that would repeal key elements of it. Backers of a new bill, HB 279, said it's all about property rights; that's why they want the state to roll back the d

CONCORD, N.H. - Cigarettes just got 10 cents per pack cheaper for New Hampshire smokers - or did they? The state will collect a dime less in tax for every pack of cigarettes sold, as part of the state budget likely to be finalized today by the New Hampshire House and Senate. Instead of bringing in

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Nobody likes a quitter - unless of course you are The American Lung Association. Quitting smoking is at the top of many a New Year's Resolution list, but according to several studies, giving up tobacco is one of the most difficult to keep. Margaret LaCroix, vice-president of mar

CONCORD, N.H. - All aboard! Everyone is welcome on the "Peace Caravan to Cuba!" That's the message from Pastors for Peace, an interreligous group dedicated to assisting the poor. The group stops in Concord tonight before making its way to Cuba as part of a humanitarian effort. Despite the U.S. embar

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