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[California] KAYE: Increased Taxes = Increased Crime

These new findings are revealed in a report just issued by the California Foundation for Commerce and Education (disclosure: that’s my employer). Authored by the consulting firm Andrew Chang, LLC, The State and Local Impact of Tobacco Prices on Smuggling
Fox&Hounds
added Oct 7, 2013 17:34
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WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Prevent the FDA from regulating or banning the sale and use of electronic cigarettes, accessories and associated liquids

SIGNATURES NEEDED BY FEBRUARY 13, 2013 TO REACH GOAL OF 25,0000 / TOTAL SIGNATURES ON THIS PETITION 30,836
We The People - Petition the White House
added Jul 31, 2013 18:45
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VASILENKOV: Russian smokers to live in ghettos?

The lack of a ban on smoking is a violation of the rights of people, especially people with asthma and allergies, and of course, children. The objections of smokers, no matter how famous, are ungrounded, and the State Duma has not violated any of their ri
Pravda Online
added May 1, 2013 11:06
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E-cigarette maker fires up lobbying efforts

But like Don Draper, the maligned cancer stick has assumed a sleek new identity — the electronic cigarette — that capitalizes on societal pressure to quit smoking yet faces increased governmental scrutiny. NJOY, the leading e-cigarette manufacturer, has
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2013 17:02
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[Kentucky] Secret Tape: McConnell and Aides Weighed Using Judd's Mental Health and Religion as Political Ammo

A recording of a private meeting between the Senate GOP leader and campaign aides reveals how far they were willing to go to defeat the actor/activist.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2013 19:52
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Louisiana governor shelves tax plan

Mr Jindal ... last month proposed to phase out the corporate and individual income tax in his state, while covering the $2.4bn cost by raising the state’s sales and tobacco tax.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 9, 2013 15:52
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[North Carolina] DAVIS: Governor Puts His Shoulder To The Wheel, Beside Tobacco

Thank you Governor, for bringing sanity back to the discussion. And please do support our tobacco farmers by supporting tobacco in your trade discussions. ... in the South we have known smoking was unhealthy at least since Civil War days when officers ha
American Agriculturist
added Feb 14, 2013 21:42
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‘To quarterback behind the scenes, third-party efforts’: the tobacco industry and the Tea Party

Rather than being a purely grassroots movement that spontaneously developed in 2009, the Tea Party has developed over time, in part through decades of work by the tobacco industry and other corporate interests. It is important for tobacco control advocate
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2013 10:45
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[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

The co-owner of a roll-your-own smoke shop charged in an alleged scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions into Chris Donovan's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 24, 2013 20:34
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[Europe] Kessler flip-flops on key tobacco control issue

Kessler said to the Italian Parliament, that “stripped of branding, the packet … can be more easily counterfeited” (translation from Italian). What is even more interesting is that Kessler told the Italian Parliament that OLAF does not have an official p
New Europe
added Oct 25, 2012 10:19
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