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[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
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Ehefs.Org Reveals Why with E Cig Regulation the Fda Might Shoot Itself in the Foot

That was commended by the federal courts; they brought up the point that even though the nicotine in e cig is derived from tobacco products, but it is not really proper to call them "tobacco products" as they deliver nicotine in a propylene glycol vapor i
SBWire
added Oct 25, 2013 22:14
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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[Europe, Malta] Jury still out on police reluctance to press charges against Dalli

Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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