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[Ohio] What you need to know about UT’s tobacco ban

The tobacco ban established last spring also bans chewing tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, snus and pipes.
Independent Collegian (University of Toledo)
added Aug 27, 2014 11:55

[Asia, UK] VIDEO: Smoking pipe house built in China

A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08

Pipe Tobacco Council Submits Official Industry Comments on Food and Drug Administration Proposal to Regulate Pipe Tobacco

"Genuine pipe tobacco represents about 0.1% of all tobacco sales in America, and we believe it is not practical to regulate pipe tobacco like other tobacco products," said PTC President Craig Williamson. "We're calling on the FDA to approach regulation w
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2014 07:47

EDITORIAL: Raising all federal tobacco taxes can stop tax avoidance

But premium cigars may be exempted from these regulations, potentially allowing manufacturers to “sweep other cigar products under its umbrella,” as the FDA has admitted before. This proposed exemption, as demonstrated by the tax avoidance case, is a disa
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2014 03:49

Wyden Calls for Action to Close Tobacco Tax Loophole

at a hearing today called to end a loophole in the labeling of tobacco products that has cost American taxpayers more than $2 billion and hurt efforts to keep tobacco out of the hands of children...manufacturers began mislabeling RYO tobacco as "pipe toba
added Aug 4, 2014 03:44

Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue -report

2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, the U.S. Government Accountability Of
added Aug 4, 2014 03:55

TOBACCO TAXES / Disparities in Rates for Similar Smoking Products Continue to Drive Market Shifts to Lower-Taxed Options: Statement of David Gootnick, Director, International Affairs and Trade (PDF)

In its 2012 report, GAO suggested that Congress consider equalizing tax rates on roll-your-own and pipe tobacco and, in consultation with Treasury, consider options for reducing tax avoidance due to tax differentials between small and large cigars
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:15

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08

Hatch Statement at Finance Committee Hearing on Tobacco Taxation (PDF)

Given the fact that roll-your-own tobacco is taxed at around 10 times the rate of pipe tobacco, this market shift deserves our attention. ... Though we’re talking about a specific set of federal excise taxes on a product that is controversial, that sho
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:11

Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
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