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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 — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — 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] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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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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[Pennsylvania] 'Well-connected' cigar industry spared tax in Pa.

While Pennsylvania's newly opened vape shops sweat their survival, the state's storied cigar industry can breathe easy for at least another year. It's a conundrum that's unsettling to vape shop owners who wonder why their jobs seem to matter less. The L
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 28, 2016 02:02
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