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[Canada] Province driving smokers to contraband cigarettes, says group

Convenience store owners say the Gallant government is sending mixed messages by cracking down on contraband tobacco, while also driving up the cost of legal cigarettes with tax increases. A lobbying campaign by the National Coalition Against Contraband
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 15:54
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Watch: FMLYBND plays high-energy 'pop-up' show in random California convenience store

TuneCore and Swisher Sweets officially premiere their first Convenience Store Session video today – amazing talent in a unique spot. The Convenience Store Sessions will feature a 10-episode video series that capture surprise pop-up performances from some
PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2015 13:47
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Tobacco ban defies logic

The Board of Health in its draft proposal cites a 1949 Supreme Judicial Court case that said the right to engage in business “must yield to the paramount right of government to protect the public health by any rational means.” Tobacco prohibition ration
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03
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[Canada] Ontario Retailers Expect Significant Rise in Illegal Tobacco Sales

Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) and its 7,000 retail members are urging the provincial government to maintain current tobacco tax rates, following an increase in the federal excise tax on tobacco products. "Increased taxes on
MarketWired
added Feb 12, 2014 17:16
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RJ Reynolds Gears Up for Larger E-Cigarette Operation

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., a division of locally-based Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), has been testing its Vuse electronic cigarette in a few markets since last summer, and now the product could be rolling out to more stores across the country. Speaking at
Convenience Store News
added May 13, 2013 14:18
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[Florida] Local Area Continues Fight Against Flavored Tobacco

Wakulla County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday in favor of an ordinance making it harder for kids to purchase flavored tobacco. It means stores in that area must now put tobacco in places not easily seen by children or teens.
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added May 8, 2013 01:47
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco trade an 'emerging problem' in the Maritimes: lobby group

A national lobby group is touring the Maritimes to raise awareness around the contraband tobacco trade. Officials with the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco are meeting with elected officials and law enforcement in New Brunswick and Nova Sco
KHJ (Fredericton, NB) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:35
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[Canada] Study finds shocking numbers of contraband cigarettes in Ontario

The study, done on behalf of the Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA), found that 21.8% - or more than one in five - of all cigarette butts gathered from 133 locations across the province in October were contraband. OCSA president Dave Bryans sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:31
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[Canada] Convenience Stores Have Mixed Feelings Following Federal Budget

Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the 23,000 convenience retailers it represents are left with mixed feelings following the release of Budget 2014. While the CCSA recognizes some positive measures that will help their small businesses, re
MarketWired
added Feb 12, 2014 17:15
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