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Testimony of Rocky Patel Owner, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Inc. before the United States Senate Committee on Finance Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded July 29, 2014 (PDF)

The premium cigar industry would like to work with Congress and regulators on this issue. One constructive approach would be to define “premium cigar” in the Internal Revenue Code, which would distinguish between non-premium, “lighter” large cigars and p
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:20
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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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Wyden Statement on Tobacco Tax Avoidance and Evasion

Today the Finance Committee will examine a classic case of tax evasion: How dozens of companies making tobacco products dodge taxes owed under current law by changing only a few words on packaging labels. This evasion fleeces taxpayers out of billions of
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:00
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[Europe, UK] Shadowy past of Cameron’s candidate for EU spotlight ($$)

during his time at the helm of Quiller, the company represented a string of controversial clients, including, for 12 months until 2009, the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association. Lord Hill’s lobbying past has prompted accusations that it creates a conflict
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:12
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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced during t
News-Medical.net
added Jul 28, 2014 05:26
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[Australia] One in five cigarettes smoked in Britain avoids UK tax as holidaymakers stock up abroad

The proportion of cigarettes used in Britain without paying UK duty leapt by more than 40 per cent in the last year, the latest findings from an annual study compiled for tobacco manufacturers claims....But studies in Australia, which introduced plain pa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:03
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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[Africa] Nigeria: Will Tobacco Control Bill Be Passed?

The varying arguments at the recent one-day public hearing on the tobacco control bill may have introduced a new twist to the debate on the bill's passage. Are the proponents of tobacco control just? Is the manufacturing or sales of the product illegal?
All-Africa.com
added Jul 24, 2014 15:11
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: CHAPMAN: Still in denial over tobacco packaging

Japan Tobacco International’s Daniel Torras is wrong in claiming that Australia’s recent dramatic fall in smoking prevalence was “consistent with pre-existing trends” ... Like Monty Python’s Black Knight talking about “just a flesh wound” after losing all
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:58
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