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[Africa] BAT Uganda profits drop by 65 percent

has blamed the increased taxation and a tough economic environment for the decline in its 2015 net profit position. The cigarettes importer and marketing company reported a profit of Shs7.8 billion in 2016, down from Shs20.2 billion at the end of 2015.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 22, 2017 15:50
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Reminder: Cigar Warning Statements and Warning Plans

Among the regulatory provisions made applicable to cigars, were requirements related to the inclusion of health warning statements on packaging and advertisements. These warning statement requirements must be implemented pursuant to a warning plan approve
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 22, 2017 03:43
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[California] Hunter spends campaign cash at cigar bar, poses with 'Cubans'

Hunter has repaid his campaign some $65,000 for personal, mistaken...Hunter’s campaign continued in the last quarter of 2016 to spend money on “food/beverages” at a cigar lounge in his district, where he was photographed apparently smoking a Cuban cigar o
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Feb 22, 2017 03:43
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Where To Smoke: Soho Cigar Bar, New York City

From the candle-lit cocktail tables laden with ashtrays to the portrait of the Rat Pack adorning the lounge, the ambiance is that of a classic bygone-era cigar haunt—the clientele, however, is not. On a recent visit early Friday evening, two couples sat
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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New Hampshire Cigar Tax Defeated & Cigar Bar Redefined

According to a member of the Cigar Association of New Hampshire the bill that proposed the addition of a 65% tax on premium cigars has been defeated by more than a 3-1 margin with many politicians from both sides of the aisle voting against the increase.
The Cigar Authority
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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Connecticut Could See Cigar Taxes Go Up

A bill introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly could have cigars costing more this summer, as the governor is calling for a $1 increase on the current tax cap amongst a number of other increases that are part of his proposed budget.
HalfWheel
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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Cigars Won't be Taxed in New Hampshire

A bill in New Hampshire to remove the exemption for premium cigars from the state’s tobacco tax law has effectively been defeated today, as the legislature deemed it “inexpedient to legislate” by a vote of 252-73.
HalfWheel
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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Patriots Revel In Super Bowl LI Victory With Padrón Cigars

Patriots owner Robert Kraft has some experience celebrating Super Bowl victories, so it should come as no surprise that the five-time champion came to Houston's NRG Park with a box of premium cigars to pass out after New England's incredible comeback vi
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992)... Carter found an audience before she died, at 51, of lung cancer....She was a savage smoker of cigarettes. “When she was writing,” Gordon says, “smoke would curl out from the keyhole in her room.”
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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Cigar Industry Files Motion, Moving FDA Lawsuit Forward

The next phase in the cigar industry's challenge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Final Deeming Rule has begun. The three major lobbying groups that represent the cigar industry—the Cigar Rights of America, the International Premium Cigar and
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 22, 2017 01:54
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