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[New York] Taxing questions about Indian cigarette sales

Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 17, 2012 12:07
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Tobacco industry gearing up to take down California cigarette tax initiative

Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added May 6, 2012 19:17
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[California] Doctor in tobacco ads faced bankruptcies; house now being foreclosed

San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 5, 2012 10:10
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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[New York] Cigarette smokers must shell out at least $13 as City Council raises minimum price per pack

Cigarettes will be pricier and harder to find after the City Council passed legislation Wednesday to hike the minimum price of a pack to $13, cut the number of tobacco sellers and ban the sale of smokes in pharmacies. The mayor — who rolled out the plan
New York Daily News
added Aug 10, 2017 03:43
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[Oregon] MERKLEY STATEMENT ON FDA DELAY OF E-CIGARETTE REGULATIONS

we were hoping to hear a strong plan from the FDA today. “Unfortunately, the FDA instead announced that it will allow e-cigarette products, largely aimed at children, to remain on the market for five more years with very little regulation. “According t
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:44
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CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52
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E-Cig Summit: Does FDA Regulation Go Too Far? Maybe, but efforts to roll back regulation are misguided, activists say

Speaking at the first-ever U.S. E-Cigarette Summit, held May 8, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthew L. Myers said that the goal of regulation should be to minimize the risk to non-smoking children and teens while maximizing the potential of
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2017 13:59
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[Africa, Morocco] Cigarettes Prices to Rise in Next Six Months

The parliament has approved a bill presented by the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives to raise taxes on the importation of certain cigarette brands. The new law is set to be implemented within the next six months. The legislation will lea
Morocco World News (ma)
added May 9, 2017 21:22
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