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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker voices concerns about lawsuit filed against state

A Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma City is warning of deeper cuts to vital state agencies if a recent lawsuit challenging the state's new cigarette tax is upheld. The $1.50 per pack tax was passed as part of the state's $6.8 billion dollar budget for
KSWO-TV ( Lawton, OK)
added Jun 13, 2017 01:18
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[Oklahoma] Okla. lawmakers react to lawsuit filed over cigarette fee

The battle over Oklahoma's budget is not over. The Supreme Court will likely settle a lawsuit from tobacco companies. They argue the state broke the law when it tried to close the $878 million budget hole.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 12, 2017 22:10
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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker Predicts Special Session This Fall

Dunnington now predicts a special session will be held this fall. The main reason why is based on a lawsuit that was filed not even two weeks after the session ended. Two tobacco companies are suing the state over the cigarette fee that was passed on the
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36
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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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[Germany] German judge gives couple strict timetable for smoking on their own patio after complaints from neighbours

In what was a very unusual case, their neighbours in Dortmund complained the smoke was bothering next door. Judge Steven Kensy decided the couple, known only as Dirk and Andrea D, can only smoke from 6am to 9am, 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm, and midnight to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:04
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[Canada] Ontario Court of Appeal now deciding fate of Toronto's shisha bars

Toronto shisha bars owners await word on their businesses’ fate after a challenge to the city’s anti-hookah smoking bylaw reached the Ontario Court of Appeal this week. A panel of three judges hearing the case Tuesday at Osgoode Hall reserved judgement,
Inside Toronto (ca)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:44
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[Oklahoma] Attorney General vows to defend state in tobacco lawsuit

Mike Hunter said he will defend the state after two major tobacco companies filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma challenging the constitutionality of a tobacco cessation fee. Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds filed suit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court over a
Red Dirt Report (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:42
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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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FDA Sued Over Allowing ‘Natural’ To Be Part Of Cigarette’s Brand ($$)

saying the defendants violated federal law by allowing a tobacco company to use the word “natural” in the brand name and trademarks (Justin Sproule v. United States Food and Drug Administration, et al., No. 9:17-cv-80709, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 9, 2017 17:30
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