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Wyden Statement on Tobacco Tax Avoidance and Evasion

Today the Finance Committee will examine a classic case of tax evasion: How dozens of companies making tobacco products dodge taxes owed under current law by changing only a few words on packaging labels. This evasion fleeces taxpayers out of billions of
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:00
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GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances, it took little more than a label change to qualify for the lower tax rate, it
NBC News
added Aug 4, 2014 03:57
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Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
CNBC
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56
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Submitting Comments to the FDA on Tobacco Deeming Regulations

NATO is asking all association members, including retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturers, to submit comments to the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products on the proposed tobacco deeming regulations. The process to submit comments to the FDA is simple and
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:18
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What Tobacco Retailers are Being told to Say to FDA about Cigars, Pipe Tobacco and Ecigs

The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) has sent an action alert to its members telling them how to submit comments to the FDA and suggesting what to say. The full alert is here; the key elements are reproduced below:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:14
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[North Carolina] FDA extends comment period on e-cig regulations

said Friday it is extending by 30 days the public comment period for how it should regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. Comments now will be accepted until Aug. 8.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2014 14:59
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[Afghanistan] Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles

To many of those soldiers, Sergeant Bergdahl was viewed as standoffish or eccentric, smoking a pipe instead of spitting tobacco, as so many soldiers do, and reading voraciously when others napped or watched videos.
New York Times
added Jun 8, 2014 10:05
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[Afghanistan, USA] CRAIG BROWN: U.S. traitor - or Pipe Smoker Of The Year?

The modern face is ill-suited to a pipe. This was my first reaction on seeing the photograph of the flaky U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl posing with a pipe between his lips at an observation post in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. ... it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 08:44
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[California] Manteca may allow hookah lounges, other tobacco uses

The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal. The Manteca Planning Commission on Tuesday is considering a municipal code amendment tha
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added May 26, 2014 05:28
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[New Jersey] Higher taxes on e-cigarettes approved by Senate committee

Whether you chew, smoke cigars or a pipe, or have traded traditional tobacco products for electronic cigarettes, New Jersey consumers would pay a lot more for their habit under a bill a Senate committee approved Monday. Members of the fast-growing e-cig
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added May 20, 2014 08:11
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