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Missouri tobacco receipts hinge on ballot initiative

Prop B seeks to raise fees on 'Small Tobacco' companies, as well as quintuple tobacco tax
Kansas Health Institute (KHI)
added Oct 3, 2012 20:56
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[Kansas] Tobacco dispute threatens funding of children's programs

A long-simmering dispute over whether state officials have done enough to regulate off-brand cigarette companies is threatening to pull tens of millions of dollars from the state’s programs for children and at-risk families.
Kansas Health Institute (KHI)
added Oct 3, 2012 20:55
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[Florida] TOBACCO LEGISLATION APPEALS (PDF)

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Supreme Court of Florida
added Sep 12, 2012 09:03
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Big Tobacco Okay With Missouri's Prop B?

Measure raises tobacco taxes but eliminates price advantage for smaller tobacco companies
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:22
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[Virginia] Va. crime commission gets study on extent of illegal cigarette trade

The Virginia State Crime Commission received a surprising report Wednesday on black-market cigarette trafficking, in which Virginia is a major player.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 13:43
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[Missouri] Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

But this time, there's a key difference that could bolster its chances. Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six years ago, is largely sitting this one out.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2012 18:13
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[North Dakota] Forum Fact Check: New ad targets Heitkamp’s ties to attorneys in Big Tobacco suit

To oversee the implementation and enforcement of the settlement in North Dakota, Heitkamp tapped John “Jack” McConnell, Jr. – a Rhode Island trial lawyer who worked for a South Carolina firm now known as Motley Rice. . . . In 2011 and again Thursday, He
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 23, 2012 13:49
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Texas lawmakers mull fees for some tobacco firms

A key Texas House committee on Tuesday discussed the possibility of levying fees on cigarette companies that weren't part of the state's multibillion-dollar 1998 settlement and mulled whether to revive similar legislation that stalled last year.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2012 21:57
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[Texas] Small Tobacco Companies Could Pay Additional Tax

Small tobacco companies could be facing a tax hike after the 2013 legislative session if three large tobacco companies get their way.
The Texas Tribune
added Aug 14, 2012 21:54
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Texas lawmakers mull widening scope of tobacco tax

Texas lawmakers are hearing testimony about the possibility of levying taxes on tobacco firms that weren't part of the state's multibillion dollar 1998 settlement with major cigarette companies. Big tobacco manufacturers say they are getting undersold b
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2012 15:10
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