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Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Under Fire

Oklahoma’s “Smoking Cessation and Prevention Act of 2017” may be going up in smoke. Although Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) signed the act (SB 845) into law on May 31, the constitutionality of the law is being questioned in a pending lawsuit because o
Tax Foundation
added Jun 27, 2017 01:36
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[UK] Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking ban on pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pi
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Report: Decade of the smoking ban has decimated England's pubs

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “There’s very little evidence that the health of the nation has benefitted significantly from the smoking ban. Instead thousands of pubs have closed and choice has been sacrificed on the altar of tobacco control.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:36
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How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400B pharma industry

The truth, according to a series of ever-increasing lawsuits: Big Pharma, a $400 billion-a-year industry and by far the most free-spending lobby in Washington, sold a Big Lie about its wonder drug. Deliberately deceptive advertising and overly aggressiv
New York Daily News
added Jun 25, 2017 06:26
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How tech companies are now embracing marijuana over tobacco / Trends in startup funding are favoring the sticky-icky

shop managers will show off glassware and vaporizers adpeating one phrase. “This is for tobacco use only.” But the truth is that tech companies are embracing marijuana over tobacco.
Salon Magazine
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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[Asia, India] Easy access to cigarettes makes more boys pick up smoking

MADURAI: Although selling cigarette to those less than 18 years is prohibited, easy availability of cigarettes lures many school boys to try it. Police and other enforcement agencies conduct regular checks to prohibit the storage and sale of tobacco item
Times of India
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s government is in two minds about smoking

ministry of finance makes more than ¥2trn ($18bn) a year from tobacco taxes and owns about a third of Japan Tobacco... The health ministry fears that the proposed ban may now not go ahead. The Liberal Democrat Party wants smoking to remain widely permitte
The Economist
added Jun 23, 2017 15:40
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Tobacco Pressed by Local Laws

C-stores are finding the burden of tobacco control regulations is often heaviest within the communities where they operate.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 22, 2017 21:39
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