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[Oklahoma] Tobacco industry doubts revenue estimates of cigarette tax hike

David Sutton, a spokesman for Phillip Morris USA, said the measure, if passed, would result in some Oklahomans driving to surrounding states with lower taxes to make cigarette purchases. Oklahoma would have the highest tax rate among states in the region
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 1, 2016 20:39
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Liable For Lawyer’s Death

Plaintiffs’ attorney, Gary Paige, told jurors that Tom Purdo, who died from smoking up to three packs every day since he was 13 years old, only did what cigarette companies said he should do, keep smoking. Paige said that Purdo’s death devastated his f
Legal Reader
added May 1, 2016 13:15
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Claremore (OK) Progress
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, New York] Antismoking Coalition Gives Big Tobacco a Fight in Indonesia

Over the last decade, it has become a last Eden for tobacco companies facing declining smoking rates at home.... Yet that push has been met by an increasingly potent coalition of mayors, health officials and antismoking groups that has scored some impor
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2016 20:46
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Cigarettes, Poultry, Gas and Marijuana: Berkshire by the Numbers

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiaries will be showing off their products Saturday... About 26% of cigarette-maker Altria Group's revenue comes from Berkshire's McLane unit. The Trucking business acts as a middleman and makes deliveries to more than 46,000
Bloomberg News
added Apr 30, 2016 19:17
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Altria CEO Weighs In on Tobacco Minimum Age Debate

The decision regarding whether the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products should be raised from 18 to 21 should lay in the hands of Congress, not individual municipalities, Marty Barrington, Altria Group Inc.’s chairman, president and CEO, stated T
Convenience Store News
added Apr 30, 2016 19:09
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Sampoerna Predicts 1-2% Drop in Indonesian Cigarette Market

The drop is mainly caused by a 15 percent surge in excise and value added tax. Therefore, cigarette businesses expect the government to consider implementing fair excise policy, which can help support the business.
Tempo (id)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette Maker HM Sampoerna's Shareholders Approve 25-for-1 Stock Split

in a bid to boost share trading liquidity on the country's main stock exchange. The company, a unit of US tobacco giant Philip Morris International, said in a statement that Sampoerna shareholders will receive 25 new shares for each share they currently
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:28
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Altria Profit, Revenue Grow as Cigarette Shipments Rise ($$)

Altria Group Inc. on Thursday reported profit and revenue growth as the tobacco company saw its cigarette shipments climb. Earnings beat expectations and shares edged up 0.6% in light premarket trading to $61.90.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 28, 2016 20:21
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Apr 28, 2016 20:19
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