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New York City flavoured tobacco product sales ban evaluation

New York City prohibited all sales of flavoured cigars, cigarillos, little cigars, chew,...Collectively these findings demonstrate significant evidence that the flavoured tobacco products sales ban was successful in New York City, and could succeed elsewh
Tobacco Control
added Feb 13, 2016 05:43

There is kitty litter in your cigarette / And it's helping tobacco companies avoid up to $1.1 billion in taxes

A dozen tobacco companies have avoided as much as $1.1 billion in taxes by using fillers (like the clay found in cat litter) to make their cigarettes heavier, exempting them from a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax on non-”large cigar” tobac
Salon Magazine
added Mar 1, 2013 13:34

Waxman Letter to DHHS on the substitution of cigarettes and RYO tobacco for cigars and pipe tobacco to avoid FDA regulation (PDF)

The internal company documents show that tobacco manufacturers are manipulating existing products and introducing new products to avoid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and higher federal tax rates.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 8, 2012 19:56

Ranking Member Waxman Releases New Tobacco Documents And Calls on FDA to Protect Youth by Closing Tobacco Loopholes

Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg describing new tobacco industry documents that show tobacco companies are manipulating their products to exploit regulatory and tax loop
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 7, 2012 15:02

[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Tax Approved In Both House And Senate

Republicans blasted a Democrat proposed provision in a massive budget-implementation bill to a provision to increase fees and taxes on so-called “roll-your-own” tobacco shops, but it passed along with the rest of the bill in the House by an 88-53 vote
Hartford (CT) Courant Blogs
added Jun 25, 2012 12:43

[Canada] Nova Scotia aims to butt out most flavoured tobacco

Flavoured rolling papers, chewing tobacco and snuff are included in the ban – but port, rum, wine and whiskey flavoured cigars that weight five grams or more and cost at least $4 are exempt. Menthol-flavoured products are included in the ban. Flavoured
Hants (NS) Journal (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:17

[Nevada] SMITH: Roll-your-own cigarette operators' plans go up in smoke

If anyone is going to sell cancer-causing products to the masses, mister, it's going to be left to the experts associated with America's multibillion-dollar cigarette cartels. That irony was largely lost in the news reports.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 17, 2012 05:29

[Illinois] Roll-your-own cigarette stores going up in smoke

Marcia Smith, 47, of Lake County, decided after the state tax increase that she should move her Smokes & Such tobacco shops in Skokie and Gurnee to Wisconsin, where taxes on rolled cigarettes are lower. If Obama signs the law, she said she'll shut her d
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 7, 2012 22:46

[New York] Roll-your-own cigarettes win NY state tax fight

A new and savvy player dealing in loose tobacco rolled and packaged in retail stores but taxed far less than cigarettes has beaten New York's governor and Legislature . . . that lobbyist was former Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2012 13:01

[Washington] Tim Eyman, initiative activist, weighs in on our roll-your-own tobacco story

Insists increased fees on smoke shops with self-rolling machines violates Initiatve 1053
Burien (WA) Highline Times & Des Moines News
added May 5, 2012 14:21
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