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A Supreme Court Victory for Internet Retailers

Ruling in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, the court unanimously said businesses may go to federal court to challenge state laws seeking to collect taxes for in-state purchases from out-of-state Internet retailers.
National Law Journal
added Mar 5, 2015 18:03
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The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey

A 10% increase in the relative price ratio is associated with a 4.6% increase in the probability of consuming RYO cigarettes over manufactured legal cigarettes. Therefore, it is necessary to narrow price gaps between RYO cigarettes and manufactured legal
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2015 11:42
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[UK] AUDIO: Surrey Trading Standards launches campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco

Working with the Smokefree Surrey Alliance, the campaign aims to gather intelligence about manufacturers and suppliers of illegal tobacco and raise awareness of the dangers and risks to person and property. Members of the public are encouraged to come fo
GOV.UK
added Mar 4, 2015 12:46
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[North Carolina] Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors via the Internet

Minors are easily able to purchase e-cigarettes from the Internet because of an absence of age-verification measures used by Internet e-cigarette vendors. Federal law should require and enforce rigorous age verification for all e-cigarette sales as with t
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:37
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Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds

in The Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics. It found that only five out of 98 attempts by teens to buy e-cigarettes online were blocked by online vendors’ attempts to verify customer age. “Very few online vendors even gave the appearan
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine
added Mar 2, 2015 23:34
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[Europe] Greece agrees to crack down on tobacco smuggling

One of the reform measures conceded by the Greek government before Tuesday’s agreement on the extension of the country’s bailout for four months was a crack down on tobacco smuggling, according to a story by Jim Yardley for the New York Times.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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[Europe, Greece] In Greek Crisis, Rare Moment of Consensus

“The most important challenge, a make-it-or-break-it thing, is their ability to deliver on tax evasion, corruption and smuggling of tobacco and oil,” said George Pagoulatos, a political analyst and professor at Athens University. “If they manage to make a
New York Times
added Mar 1, 2015 11:09
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Government of Canada meets with Aboriginal leaders, provincial and territorial governments, on taking action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls

Government of Canada Legislative Measures / An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco) (Bill C-10) / This legislation will help combat the trafficking and cross-border smuggling of contraband tobacco. It will create a new Crim
PR Newswire
added Mar 1, 2015 09:39
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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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[USA] Counterfeit E-Cigs Hit Europe, U.S.

Liberty is hardly the only victim: British American Tobacco PLC's forensic experts have even discovered unlicensed e-cigarette versions of the company's combustible tobacco brands, including Kent and Vogue.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:13
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