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[Canada] SELICK: Another taxing hot potato for Canadian politicians: e-cigarettes

despite all these clear advantages of the vaping revolution, governments have dug in their heels, seemingly determined to bring it to a screeching halt. Major cities, including Vancouver and Calgary, have adopted bylaws discouraging vaping.
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Jan 12, 2016 19:06
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28
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[Canada] Cigarette companies don't want you to see this

Fifteen years ago former Edmontonian Barb Tarbox was one of those women people would turn their heads to look at. The last photograph taken of the beauty and former model will turn heads away from cigarette packages and the government hopes away from smo
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:34
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[USA] LETTERS: Tobacco, Trade Agreements and Public Health

The United States government’s proposal on tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations represents a step forward for public health in the international trade community. -- BILL CORR ... it already has a safe harbor in our trade agreements and u
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 23:50
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Senate Democrats go after tobacco tax loophole to increase revenue

A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37
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[Missouri] Columbia tobacco store struggles after change in tobacco rolling law

Once Hendren turned the machine off, he said Roll On's sales were cut by more than half. Now he said he is still in debt for the money he owes on the idle, $30,000 machine and must borrow money to keep his doors open.
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Nov 9, 2012 14:27
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Obama law could send 1000 cheap cigarette stores up in smoke

'This law is not designed for people to comply with,' Phil Acordino, president of RYO Machines, which began manufacturing roll-your-own cigarette machines in 2008. 'It's designed to put these people out of business,' he told the Huffington Post. 'They c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 14:06
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[Oregon] PSU professor helps uncover how tobacco companies avoid $1 billion in taxes

James F. Pankow, a professor of Chemistry and Civil & Environmental Engineering at Portland State University (PSU), provided important analytical measurements for Bloomberg News in a recent article discussing how some tobacco products are being sold in t
The Oregonian blogs
added Mar 11, 2013 02:49
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[Florida] Cigar shop owners take action on possible regulations

With the law not specific yet on cigar regulations, the cigar industry wants Congress to protect premium brands from standards imposed on cigarettes, such as requiring new health-warning labels, banning certain flavors and limiting the sizes and shapes o
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 2, 2012 00:45
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[Massachusetts] Cigar lovers to FDA: A cigar isn't just a cigar

some in the cigar world are pushing to make sure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy don't go up in smoke. While the Food and Drug Administration has expressed its intention to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2012 16:01
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