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[Minnesota] Tobacco tax cuts at heart of Legislature's legal dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton is cranking up the heat on Minnesota lawmakers to undo tax breaks for cigarettes and cigars. Dayton signed a $650 million tax bill last month that would cut taxes on premium cigars and freeze the state’s cigarette taxes in place after a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2017 21:36
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[Florida] President Trump Could Take Away Your Cuban Cigars

The president is expected to travel to Miami to announce a tightening of restrictions that could include a ban on Cuban cigars.
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 21:33
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[Canada] Winnipeg looking to butt out for patio season

On Monday, a city committee voted to approve a motion to review what other Canadian cities do when it comes to smoking on city patios. The Lung Association urged council to act quickly, citing that Winnipeg is the last major Canadian city without the smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:12
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[California] Public comment we submitted the CA Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation: Rule too lax to protect public health

Unless the State of California clearly adopts a public health framework for regulating this new legal market,[2] normal profit-maximizing behavior by business is likely to impose health costs on the people of California similar to those imposed by the t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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California governor, lawmakers announce $125B budget deal

Brown preferred to use the tobacco tax money to cover general growth in Medi-Cal costs, but lawmakers said the proposal would renege on promises made to voters. "It's critically important that we respond to the will of the voters, and the voters steppe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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[Oregon] Loopholes delay college ‘tobacco-free’ campus policy

The Clatsop Community College Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a proposed tobacco-free policy back to the drawing board because of loopholes allowing people to smoke in cars and on the fringes of campus. The policy stated that all college propert
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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Tobacco Companies Sue Oklahoma Government Over New Tax On Cigarettes ($$)

joined Oklahoma tobacco wholesalers in filing a writ of prohibition to the state Supreme Court over the government’s attempt to pass a tax that would require tobacco wholesalers to pay an additional $1.50 per pack of cigarettes (James P. Naifeh, et al. v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08
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Cancer survivors, supporters urge New York City to enact stricter tobacco laws

Those gathered at City Hall asked lawmakers to not approve any new licensed tobacco retail channels and to raise tobacco prices and prohibit tobacco purchases at pharmacies in the city. Over 5,000 petition signatures were also presented to lawmakers ask
Patient Daily
added Jun 14, 2017 21:07
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[Colorado] Aspen Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21

The city council raised the age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 “in an effort to curb young adult tobacco addition,” the city said in a news release. The release cites the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation in saying that 90 perc
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04
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[Ukraine] Cabinet proposes cancellation of minimum retail prices for cigarettes

The minimum wholesale and retail prices for tobacco products could be abolished. The Cabinet of Ministers registered corresponding bill No. 6568 in the Verkhovna Rada on June 8. According to an explanatory note to the document, the purpose of the bill
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:35
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