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Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00
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[Malaysia] E-ciggy is more dangerous than normal ones

BANGI: The Health Ministry has urged smokers who have switched to electronic cigarettes to refrain from using liquid nicotine as it was more hazardous. Its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said liquid nicotine was a controlled drug under the Poisons Ac
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:12
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Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Retailers Lose Tax Ruling

The government can tax makers of roll-your-own cigarette machines the same as mass tobacco manufacturers, the 6th Circuit ruled.
Courthouse News
added Sep 24, 2012 16:29
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[California] The players in the roll-your-own cigarette debate

* Federal highway bill forces Fremont 'roll-your-own' cigarette store to close
Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Jul 21, 2012 15:30
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[New York] Federal Highway Bill includes removal of RYO Tobacco machines

Roll-your-own cigarette machines are shutting down in response to a new federal law.
Your News Now (YNN)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:27
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[Canada] Ottawa finalizes ban on menthol cigarettes, other tobacco products

Health Canada announced the amendment to the Tobacco Act on Wednesday, in its continued crackdown on flavoured tobacco. The menthol ban brings the restriction of flavoured products to 95 per cent of Canada’s tobacco market.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:12
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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The Focus on Cigar Regulation Continues: Hawaii Offers its Own Regulation of “Characterizing Flavors”

Widespread attention continues to be focused on the FDA’s announced plan to regulate additional tobacco products, possibly including cigars. With state legislatures beginning their 2013 sessions, many are signaling how they are planning to take matters i
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:09
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[Washington] Congress rules on roll-your-own cigarettes

Congress passed a transportation package that included a provision that defines the shops as cigarette manufacturers. Then, just a few hours later, the state Supreme Court issued a decision that temporarily requires the stores to collect the same taxes a
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jun 30, 2012 05:12
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