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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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[Canada] House Government Bill - Bill C-43 - First Reading (41-2)

Part 3 amends the Excise Act, 2001 to provide a refund of the inventory tax, introduced in the February 11, 2014 budget, on cigarettes that are destroyed or re-worked, in line with the refund of the excise duty that exists for tobacco products that are d
Parliamentary Internet (Canada)
added Oct 24, 2014 16:03
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PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PETITION THE FDA TO ACT ON MENTHOL

With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
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[South Africa] Stricter tobacco regulations

Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
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Plain cigarette packaging likely coming to Canada

The federal government is moving forward on its pledge to require plain packaging for cigarettes sold in Canadian markets, a change that would further limit creative labeling and packaging techniques use by tobacco companies to attract customers.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:21
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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Russian tobacco producers may be ordered to list all cigarette ingredients

Nosov, a member of the State Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Measures, is drafting a bill that would require tobacco manufacturers to list all cigarette ingredients on the packs, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. He explained the need fo
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 5, 2015 08:02
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[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
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