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[Brazil] British American Tobacco Venture Boosted by Cuban Tourism Surge

Sales of cigarettes made by Brascuba, a joint venture between Brazil’s Souza Cruz SA and Cuba’s state-owned Tabacuba, have risen 18.5 percent in the first five months of this year, according to Co-President Alexandre Carpenter. Souza Cruz is controlled b
Bloomberg News
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco and flavored “blunt wraps” from 40% to 210% in an attempt to reduce use of the products by young adults. Unflavored and tobacco-flavored cigars would remain taxed at 40%.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:59
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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[New Zealand] Tax hike chokes BAT NZ profit

The latest hike in excise tax has dented sales and profit for New Zealand's largest cigarette company British American Tobacco Holdings.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Asia-pacific] McELRATH: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Finds Its New Mission — Global Drug Pusher

The ink on the infamous, secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership has barely dried, and already, USCOC chief executive Thomas J. Donohoe is looking to sue sovereign governments under forthcoming trade agreements. It is the realization of our worst dystopian n
Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder
added Jul 3, 2015 11:44
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Majority of Donations to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Given by Just 64 Entities / 2012 Tax Forms Reveal Donation Amounts

“The U.S. Chamber is one of the largest conduits of dark money in the country, but it refuses to disclose its donors....only about 1,500 donors provided nearly 95 percent of its contributions, and just 64 of those donors accounted for more than half of it
Public Citizen
added Jul 3, 2015 11:38
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The Gilded Chamber / Despite Claims of Representing Millions of Businesses, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Gets Most of Its Money From Just 64 Donors (PDF)

The funding profiles of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its Institute for Legal Reform are dominated by donations in the hundreds of thousands and millions of dollars, suggesting that the groups are likely to be heavily influenced by very large companie
Public Citizen
added Jul 3, 2015 11:36
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GILBERT: The U.S. Chamber, Fanning the Flames of Tobacco Smoke Internationally

Countries need to recognize that the U.S. Chamber is not the U.S. government, nor is it representative of the broad swath of U.S. businesses and push back to protect their population’s health.
CitizenVox (Public Citizen)
added Jul 3, 2015 11:32
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[Massachusetts] MCDONOUGH: US Chamber of Commerce’s shameful tobacco work

When I was a state representative in Boston in the 1980s and ’90s, I spent lots of time visiting chambers...How much is the tobacco industry paying the Chamber for their work in defense of the unfettered right of tobacco companies to sell their addictive
CommonWealth magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 11:28
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