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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA

smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco based on physical characteristics and (2) cha
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2014 15:33
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[Pennsylvania] Vape shops, tobacco users, downloaders, hit with taxes

Small neighborhood vape shops might have a harder time staying open now that Pennsylvania will tax their products in the same way as other tobacco products... Some tobacco products, such as smokeless and loose tobacco, also face new taxes. Smoking substi
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 15, 2016 12:24
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[Tennessee] Governor passes roll-your-own cigarette bill

A measure that requires roll-your-own cigarette retailers to pay a licensing fee and tax and adhere to certain restrictions has been signed by Gov. Bill Haslam.
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2012 05:42
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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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[Canada] Nova Scotia to ban flavoured tobacco products

Nova Scotia will soon have the toughest tobacco legislation in the country. Health Minister Leo Glavine on Friday introduced a bill banning flavoured tobacco, including menthol, as of May 31. The bill also applies to flavoured rolling papers but allows
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:16
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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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Montana Democrat's transportation amendment kills RYO cigarette operation

Yesterday, coming on the heels of the Department of Labor unemployment report of 8.2 percent, President Obama signed into law a $105 billion transportation bill that Obama says will create jobs. At the same time, within the transportation bill, an amendm
Examiner.com (National)
added Jul 8, 2012 14:13
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INSIGHT-Tax law fuels, then kills, a discount-tobacco industry

* For 'roll-your-own' cigarette machines, a brief boom * Big Tobacco and health group form rare alliance * One couple's story: unexpected riches, and then despair
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2013 12:42
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[Wisconsin] Snuffed out: Area smoke shops adjust to ban on roll-your-own machines

Craig Squires said he and partner Josh Winrich shuttered their Holy Smokes store at 4010 Mormon Coulee Road after losing about $5,000 in a month without the machine. They hope to obtain a liquor license later this week to help keep their remaining Nor
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 11, 2012 12:49
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[Washington] Update: Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay

Cigarette tax due on cigarettes manufactured by commercial roll-your-own machines beginning July 1
Washiington State Department of Revenue
added Jul 4, 2012 13:10
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