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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco manufacturers request Supreme Court tackle MSA arbitration settlement

The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affecting $120 million in Master Settlement Agreement money. A writ of certiorari was filed April 21 by R.J. Reynolds Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 19:43
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[Pennsylvania] Tax angers smokers, may force vape shops to close

The state Legislature's attempt to balance the budget with a tax increase on tobacco-related products predictably has many business owners and smokers fuming. β€œIt will definitely impact the amount of business being done,” David Roth, owner of Tobacco Al
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Aug 1, 2016 00:53
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act β€” which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce β€” pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmaker Countering 40% Vape Tax

Proposal would swap tax for 5-cents-per-milliliter alternative
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers pass $1.3B budget bailout package, governor signs

approved a $1.3 billion election year revenue package that hinges on a $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase to balance...would also include...an extension of wholesale taxes to roll-your-own tobacco and electronic cigarettes, including vapor devices and liq
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 14, 2016 13:33
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: When will discrimination vs. smokers stop? Now Wolf is piling on

Why would our governor want them to quit? It's a huge income for our state. I say again it's discrimination. A fair tax taxes everyone equally. My smoking friends are in their 80s. They have no thoughts of quitting since it hasn't killed them yet.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added May 2, 2015 17:02
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[Pennsylvania] Bills would expand Pa. smoking ban to all bars, casinos

Senate Bill 80, by state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, and House Bill 1485, by state Rep. Mario Scavello, seek to eliminate the exemptions in the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008. The existing smoking ban makes exceptions for places such as tobacco shops, casino f
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jan 23, 2014 00:27
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Court Says State Can't Dismiss Vaping Tax Lawsuit ($$)

U.S. District Judge John Jones III held that East Coast Vapor LLC, a retail shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, had sufficiently established that it would be affected by the tax and although there was a potential state administrative remedy, it would suffe
Law360
added Jul 21, 2017 17:59
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