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[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Asks For Recall After E-Cigarette Explodes In Stratford Man's Mouth

After an electronic cigarette exploded in a Stratford man's mouth, knocking out his teeth and sending him to the hospital, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is redoubling his efforts to regulate the devices. "Anybody who is smoking an e-cigarette ought to be
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03
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Editorial Anti-vaping efforts seem to be working

We hope to see another, bigger drop in the results of the Monitoring the Future report next year in response to the new federal rules to keep minors from buying vaping devices that went into effect this summer. Although there is much that we still don’t
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 23, 2016 01:39
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AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. ACTION: Final rule; Treasury decision (PDF)

(c) Required information. In the case of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes imported into the United States for consumption, the importer, if filing electronically, must file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:26
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RODU: FDA Rejects Plea to Correct Smokeless Tobacco Warnings; A Closer Look at Flawed Interpretations

nter for Tobacco Products rejected Swedish Match’s request... The FDA justified its rejections in a six-page letter to the company (here) in a 115-page supporting document (here), and subsequently in an announcement proclaiming, “FDA Issues Science-Based
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Dec 23, 2016 14:07
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Butting out

Maybe the government should consider providing some smoking cessation help...should a citizen who must rely on the government — in other words his/her fellow taxpayers — to pay for his or her housing, really be paying $8 per day for a pack of cigarettes?
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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Who Will Trump Pick to Helm the FDA? Health policy experts discuss rumored contenders

A group of cardiologists have lobbied for Califf to stay on-board....Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association agreed...."he has been instrumental to the FDA's success in curbing tobacco use and ensuring food safety," she stated.
MedPage Today
added Dec 28, 2016 13:50
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