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[Hawaii] Tom Yamachika: Smoking Out a Frankenbill

some of the committees decided, after public input, that the large cigar tax cap wasn’t worth advancing. But supporters of the cap were able to get their language in the current version of the bill anyway! Now the Frankenbill goes to Conference Committee
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 19, 2015 16:41
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MORRIS: Pentagon’s War on Tobacco Fails

perhaps Obama will draw the line at smoking, given his own habit. Perhaps he’ll recognize that every soldier deserves the stress relief that he embraces in the Rose Garden as he ponders his next executive order. Perhaps he’ll put an end to this quagmire a
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 7, 2015 15:20
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[California] WALTERS: Smoking tax hike would punish poor

Or would it encourage them to deprive themselves and their families of vital consumer goods, such as food, to finance their habits, or perhaps make California a more lucrative venue for cigarette smugglers and black-market suppliers?
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 1, 2014 06:26
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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Q&A: Can cigar smokers get life insurance?

Three-quarters of all cigar aficionados are only occasional smokers. Most life insurance companies define that as one per month, though a couple of carriers have liberalized their rules to allow up to four per month, and under those terms they rate your r
Fox Media
added Apr 2, 2014 07:46
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Transportation bill includes apple for big tobacco

The transportation bill that passed last week includes language that basically shuts down the Roll Your Own tobacco movement.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:52
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[Tonga] Gordon McLauchlan: Island King a smoking gun

New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2003 00:00
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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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[Canada] JHA: Tax hike on tobacco could save 25,000 lives

If Flaherty wants the gold medal for tobacco control then he should announce that every year for the next five years the street price per pack will rise by at least 10 per cent — or double his recent announcement. This will have the net impact of getting
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:26
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