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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

“If a cigarette tax can be a ‘smoking cessation fee,'” the lawsuit argues, “nothing stops an alcohol tax from becoming an ‘inebriation cessation fee'...lawmakers who voted for this bill may wish they had appreciated the simple concept that words matter.
The Oklahoman
added Jun 12, 2017 14:11
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2017 23:51
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Australia: A case of smoke without fire: international tobacco retailer's claims held to be misleading and deceptive under the Australian Consumer Law

the Court made the following orders: Elusion was fined $40,000. Mr Burden was fined $15,000... What should you take away? Directors may be personally liable for breaching the ACL If you are a director of a company operating in the retail sector, you ma
Mondaq
added Jun 11, 2017 13:33
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[Oklahoma] Companies file lawsuit over new fee

Phillip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. along with two retailers, Hutches and Rogers Oil Company and wholesaler Stephenson Wholesale of Durant, among others filed the case on Wednesday. They allege the fee is unconstitutional because of when and
Woodward (OK) News
added Jun 9, 2017 22:39
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Tobacco Companies Sue State Of Oklahoma Over Cigarette Fee

In the brief, plaintiffs argue the $1.50-per-pack cigarette fee, or the “Smoking Cessation Act,” “flagrantly violates” the Oklahoma constitution. The fee is scheduled to take effect in August, and would generate about $215 million per year for the state
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 14:56
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[Oklahoma] UPDATE: AG comments on tobacco lawsuit

“As outlined in Title 74, it is the duty and responsibility of the office of the attorney general to defend the state against lawsuits and other legal matters. Just as the office has handled lawsuits challenging legislation in the past, we will move forwa
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Jun 9, 2017 12:38
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BENTLEY: Proposed ban on e-cigarette flavors suffers well-deserved setback

In San Leonardo, however, thanks to a host of small business owners and tobacco harm-reduction advocates who turned out to make the case against the ban, the city council actually listened to the strength of the arguments presented and decided to knock
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Africa] Interview / ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

In this interview with EDU ABADE...They have gone beyond selling tobacco products to our people. They are now conducting espionage on government. Somehow, they get informed memos in government and they have been running campaigns against government decisi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:29
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Oklahoma City Tobacco companies suing Oklahoma to block new cigarette fee

to block the new cigarette fee passed in Oklahoma. ...R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued the fee is unconstitutional....The State passed a bill to add a $1.50 fee to a pack of cigarettes as part of the budget deal.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 8, 2017 18:23
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