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[California, New Jersey] $13.6 Million forfeiture in tobacco tax evasion case

House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:00

Credit Card Issuers Scrutinizing Internet Sales of Cigars

one or more of the major credit card issuers are scrutinizing transactions in which their cards are used for remote sales of cigars and other tobacco products. In 2005, the major credit card companies entered into an agreement regarding remote sales of c
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Dec 10, 2012 03:24

[Virginia] Cigar lounge owner isn't blowing smoke

Emir Kobak and wife Nil launched Mona Lounge & Cigar Bar, a smoking lounge, Mediterranean restaurant and music venue ... Kobak invested about $250,000 in the startup. About half of that went toward the ventilation system, which he said is one of the most
Richmond (VA) BizSense
added Apr 8, 2013 08:33

40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41

Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56

The Maker of the World's Finest Cigars has reached new heights yet again

Exceeding the current $1,250 price tag on Gurkha's His Majesty's Reserve, the new release will retail at $2,000 per stick, and be available in boxes of 10 cigars. Only 100 boxes will be released of this exclusive cigar that will be presented in an exquisi
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 12:47

[Canada] IAN IRVINE Tobacco rulings and revenues: The numbers just don’t add up

the Canadian market is worth $10-billion to producers – admittedly a speculative estimate – where will we find the $100-billion claimed in all these suits? To garner roughly 10 times the capital value of Canadian producers, our Canadian plaintiffs must
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:52

[Canada] SLADE: Alberta's lawsuit against Big Tobacco has a variety of financial implications

Let's face it: The government could simply make smoking illegal because of the enormous health risk. If they did that they'd also have to look at banning alcohol and perhaps processed food
Medicine Hat (AB) News (ca)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:57

[Oregon] Senate Votes to Stop Using Tobacco Prevention Dollars to License Smoke Shops

voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06

[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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