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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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[Florida] House adjourns committee without taking up bill to sheild tobacco industry

House Civil Justice Subcommittee adjourned its meeting early on Tuesday, with time to spare, but did not take up a bill intended to shield the tobacco industry from punitive damages in thousands of pending cases from injured Florida smokers.
Miami (FL) Herald blogs
added Mar 24, 2015 14:22
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Vape ‘em if you got ‘em

the health committee has at least recognized the inevitability of e-cigarettes’ use, as well as their potential benefit in reducing the demonstrable harms of smoking. The government should take up the committee’s main recommendation, and spare the country
National Post (ca)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:47
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[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session

Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00
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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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DOJ Banning Smoking in Federal Prisons / Only exemptions for ‘religious reasons’ and staff

All federal prison inmates will be prohibited from smoking, unless they receive a religious exemption. Staff will also still be able to smoke in designated areas. The government said they are moving forward with the regulation, which goes into effect in
Washington Free Beacon
added Dec 5, 2014 17:24
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[Iran, USA] Cigarette Smuggling Is Rampant in Places Where a Pack Costs $14.50—And Where a Pack Cost Fifty Cents

unlike in the U.S., the Iranian government has a good reason to look the other way. Cigarette smuggling, he explains, disrupts the dynamics in the country's bazaars. These markets were once the site of public protest and organizing by political oppositi
Smithsonian Magazine
added Mar 20, 2014 14:40
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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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[California] Presidential Primary Election Results | June 5, 2012

No 29 Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research 2,475,252 49.8% 2,491,104 50.2%
California Secretary of State
added Jun 21, 2012 17:03
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