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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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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm 'shocked' as M'sia hikes tax by 14%

Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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[China] Chinese smokers make tobacco companies feel fine

the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Ireland] Smoking Bans: The Czechs resist

The Czech Republic comes across as the last obdurate defender of the freedom to inhale nicotine – and, true to its specific concept of liberalism, is trying to muster all its might to torpedo every EU effort.
Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Aug 19, 2013 19:27
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds ordered to pay $40.5 million by Ft. Lauderdale, FL jury

A Broward County Jury has awarded the Estate of James Schoeff $40.5 ... At the height of the conspiracy the defendant infiltrated every aspect of life. They spent over one-half billion dollars funding a vast lobbying effort to control the government and
Legal-eze - Litigation Consulting & Graphics
added Feb 19, 2013 17:53
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Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan's Wife, Lobbied For Cigar, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical Industries

husband in late 2000, but by all accounts she was an effective lobbyist before that. Over just three years, Ryan's 20 corporate clients paid more than $2.7 million in lobbying fees to her two employers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Williams & Jensen, accor
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:15
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[California] Local cigar shops fear Prop. 29 tobacco tax measure

The Business Journal
added May 10, 2012 02:43
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