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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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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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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 Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Cigar smokers in Oregon could soon have to pay more in taxes. A legislative committee could advance a measure as soon as Tuesday that would remove a cap on the cigar tax. Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Canada] Cobourg strengthens no-smoking rules

Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30
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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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[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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[Canada] E-cigarette ban rejected for Greater Victoria parks

members of the planning, transportation and protective services committee said that since the effects of e-cigarettes are still unknown, including them in the bylaw would probably be premature. Some wondered whether the regulation of e-cigarettes even fal
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:21
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