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Minnesota lawmakers contemplate lowering maximum tax on premium cigars to 50 cents

Bills generating debate at the Capitol would roll back an add-on tax that can go as high as $3.50 on high-end cigars. The new cap would be 50 cents. St. Paul cigar store owner Mark Wolk says the change would give people one less reason to shop online fo
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2015 02:52
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[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
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Electronic cigarettes finding their way into East Texas jails

selling e-cigarettes to inmates to boost revenue and snuff out a major contraband problem. Rusk County this past week joined the ranks of Texas lockups offering the devices. The Titus County jail pioneered the practiced some two years ago.
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:30
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[Africa, Uganda] Govt reassures tobacco farmers

The Government will continue supporting tobacco growing, amid a campaign for the Tobacco Control Bill 2012. State minister for investment James Mutende recently said ... He made the remarks during the launch of Alliance One, a company that exports tobacc
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:11
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Vape 'em if you got 'em: Jails sell e-cigarettes to inmates

E-cigarettes keep popping up for sale at county jails around the country even as some government officials, schools and health experts urge tighter control over the devices, especially in public buildings.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2015 12:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] China-top-Zim-tobacco-importer

Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports to China for the first month of 2015 soared more than tenfold compared to the same period last year owing to the ever increasing appetite for the country’s products by Beijing.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:19
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[Laos, UK] Anti smoking protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting in Bristol

A group of about 25 young people staged a loud, if otherwise peaceful, protest against the firm’s trade in general and a deal they claim it has struck with the government in Laos, South East Asia, to lower tax on tobacco in particular. Something the firm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:53
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[Africa] Ghana Likely To Face Sanctions Over Tobacco Control Protocol

some officials of government have arranged a meeting with major players in the tobacco industry for the purposes of addressing “their concerns”. The meeting which is said to be at the instigation of the Ministry of Trade and Industry is to be chaired by
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:28
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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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