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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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[District of Columbia] OBAMA STAFFERS PARTY, SMOKE CUBAN CIGARS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF BENGHAZI, 9/11 TERROR ATTACKS

Rhodes hurried into a cab, dropping his cigar, marked with a red tape seal, on the sidewalk as he left. That cigar, obtained by Breitbart News, was an H. Upmann Magnum 46 cigar with a seal that read “Habana Cuba.”... Another cigar found nearby was a Mont
breitbart.com
added Sep 13, 2015 15:09
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[Alabama] House Speaker Mike Hubbard says session collapsed after cigarette tax failed

said hopes of solving the state budget shortfall during the special session essentially died earlier this week when a committee snuffed out a proposal to raise the tax on cigarettes....the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee rejected the cigarette
AL.com
added Aug 8, 2015 14:04
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[Colorado] Breckenridge Town Council tables new smoking laws to research cigar bars

the proposed ordinance limits indoor use of electronic devices like vaporizers, also known as vape pens, and places further restrictions on smoking in front of building entrances and on public patios. That final provision brought Jeff Cox to the town cou
Summit Daily News (CO)
added Feb 1, 2015 10:32
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | More than 300 Million Additional Cigarettes Bound for Illegal Market Without Action on Contraband Tobacco

Bill 45, the Making Healthy Choices Act, 2014, will, among other things, ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. The black market already has a large number of flavoured tobacco products available for sale. This is particularly true
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 19:58
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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Prof. Banzhaf Concerned FDA Considering Exempting "Fat Cat Smokes" / Loophole for Premium Cigars Could Explode, But Help Senators, He Says

agency's apparent willingness, as set forth in its notice, to exempt from all regulation the tobacco product apparently most used by and closely associated with so-called "Fat Cat Smokers,"...By coincidence, this probably include some members of Congress
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Apr 29, 2014 12:35
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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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