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[Asia, India] ITC: Done in by the cigarette cess hike, but not out yet

What seemed like a windfall for ITC, in the form of a stable tax regime and a lower tax outgo under GST, went wrong after a sharp hike in the cess on cigarettes
livemint.com (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:02
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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Impacts of Rising Illegal Tobacco Trade in Latin America

a subtle but important milestone: the value of the global cigarettes category as a proportion of total tobacco sales fell slightly below 90% in 2016 for the first time. This milestone highlights the growing importance of the factors affecting cigarettes r
Euromonitor International
added Oct 30, 2017 01:58
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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[UK] Health danger warning over fake fags laced with lethal chemicals and ASBESTOS

Counterfeit cigarettes seized in Staffordshire have been found to contain dangerous chemicals, dust, excessively high tar levels and ASBESTOS. Although all tobacco is harmful, there is often no control whatsoever on the content or quality of illicit smo
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:56
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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Conclusion The point-of-sale environment continues to be an important influence on youth tobacco use. Restrictions on point-of-sale marketing, particularly around schools, are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2017 01:53
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Swisher Sweets, Sunbelt Expo Recognize Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Robert Mills, Jr., a first generation farmer who grows tobacco and raises beef cattle and pullet breeder chickens near Callands, Va., has been selected as the overall winner...Mills now offers himself as an example for young people who face long odds in
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 30, 2017 01:48
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Generally Recognized as Safe: Uncertainty Surrounding E-Cigarette Flavoring Safety [FREE FULL TEXT]

Of participants who considered flavorings to be GRAS, the majority recognized that the designation meant a product is safe to ingest but also considered it safe to inhale. Although scientific uncertainty on the overall safety of flavorings in e-cigarettes
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Oct 29, 2017 19:33
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[Florida] Why The Mammoth Engle Sanctions Order Is Likely To Stand ($$)

a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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