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[Europe, Ireland] Shop owners angry at EU tobacco plans

Shop owners in Ireland are alarmed at proposals by the EU to ban the sale of roll-your-own tobacco in small packages, which they say will boost smuggling and be unfair to less well off smokers.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 26, 2013 11:17
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[Israel] Smokers go DIY to beat cigarette tax

Recent tax increases are driving smokers towards do-it-yourself nicotine fixes
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:04
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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[UK] Havering Council tobacco investment ignites health row

Havering Council’s growing investment in tobacco companies has been condemned by health campaigners as “ethically and morally unacceptable”. Nearly £2.5million of the authority’s pension pot is tied up in shares with companies that make cigarettes, cigar
Romford Recorder (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:59
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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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[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
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