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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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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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[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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[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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[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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[Florida] 11th Circ. Refuses To Review Fla. High Court Engle Ruling ($$)

Eleventh Circuit on Friday affirmed two judgments for plaintiffs in the Engle tobacco litigation and rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s argument that the application of findings from the original Engle case violates the company's due process rights.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2013 17:24
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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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[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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[Canada] No provincial consensus on menthol-flavoured tobacco ban: Ambrose

The federal government hasn’t banned menthol-flavoured tobacco products, which have become popular with youth smokers, because there’s no consensus among the provinces, Health Minister Rona Ambrose told Global News.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:49
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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