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[Montana] Smoking Might Cost You More Than You Think

This week, doctors, nurses, and health care providers are coming together to support initiative185, which proposes to raise the tax of cigarettes by two dollars. According to Montana Healthcare Leaders, by adding an additional two dollars in tax for a p
KFBB-TV (Black Eagle, MT)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:22
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[North Carolina] Who are the top 10 employers in Forsyth County?

4. Reynolds American Inc. What it does: The second largest U.S. tobacco manufacturer with the No. 2 market share in traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. British American Tobacco Plc completed taking over full ownership of the company in Jul
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 13, 2018 08:23
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[Missouri] Smoking ban exempting casino, bars to be considered Monday by St. Charles County Council

A late-breaking effort is underway on the St. Charles County Council to put on the Nov. 6 election ballot an indoor smoking ban with exemptions for many bars and Ameristar Casino. The measure, which could be voted on by the council Monday night, would b
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 12, 2018 18:32
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[Maryland, New York] NY men arrested after 112 cigarette cartons, drugs found during Princess Anne traffic stop

According to authorities, troopers stopped a Honda Accord with New York registration for traffic violations in the area of northbound U.S. Route 13 and Camp Road, in Westover. When troopers met with the passengers identified as 66-year-old Marc Schwarz o
WBFF FoxBaltimore 45
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[New York] Northern NY Man Punished for Contraband Cigarette Sales

A 48-year-old northern New York man has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million for failing to maintain required records regarding the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. Jeffrey Lazare of Hogansburg pleaded guilty in February.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 12, 2018 18:34
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

The ordinance is designed to promote community health by reducing the exposure and impacts of secondhand smoke and cigarette litter.
Eugene (OR) Daily News
added Aug 11, 2018 15:10
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Yes on 10 Campaign Responds to Revelations That California NAACP Leader Alice Huffman is Hired by Campaign Opposed to Prop 10 Funded by Billionaire Landlords

Huffman, in the past, has taken money from tobacco giant Philip Morris and pharmaceutical companies, industries which have gouged and lied to consumers much like the Wall Street corporations funding No on 10 are doing to renters.
Business Wire
added Aug 12, 2018 02:55
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[Michigan] Officials Want Police Tactics Kept Secret In Tribal Tax Row ($$)

Michigan officials facing a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community over the state’s tax authority urged a district court judge Thursday to overturn a magistrate judge’s discovery order, saying the tribe should not be allowed to conduct additional inf
Law360
added Aug 11, 2018 23:07
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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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[New York] Hogansburg man ordered to pay $3.5 million, spend year in prison for cigarette related charges

was sentenced yesterday to one year and one day in prison...Lazare’s business, Braves Manufacturing and Braves Packaging, generated proceeds of at least $3.5 million from his unlicensed cigarette manufacturing operation. Lazare’s failure to maintain requ
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 11, 2018 14:53
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