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Big Tobacco Blames Indians for High Taxes

The federal government refuses to account for the billions of cigarettes produced and sold by rogue manufacturers when it tallies up taxes owed by tobacco companies who play by the rules, R.J. Reynolds claims in court.
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 16:35
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'Small Tobacco' Tax in Texas Dealt a Major Blow

The 55-cents-per-pack fee that Texas imposes on smaller tobacco manufacturers is an unconstitutional tax, an appeals court ruled. House Bill 3525, which Texas lawmakers approved in 2013, levied fees on tobacco companies that did not participate in th
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:43
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[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21
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[West Virginia] Health report: W.Va.'s anti-smoking policies must be stricter

“Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policies in West Virginia — Going from Intersection to Integration,” appeared in the July-August issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal. ...found that the Mountain State’s adult smoking rate has not declined significantl
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 17, 2014 07:22
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[New York, North Carolina] NC Tobacco Production Contributes to Black Market Cigarettes

Organized crime has a new source of funding that's rooted partly in North Carolina. Cigarette trafficking is now grossing in over 5.5 billion dollars annually ... with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get
NCNN (North Carolina News Network)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:16
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[Asia, Philippines] Cuizon: The good news

THE Sin Tax Reform Law has reduced the number of Filipino smokers of the country! The government has earned more money through this tax to use in health programs, and less people are buying smoke, especially the young boys in the slums who can now hardl
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:12
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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STRAIN: The nanny state may crush the e-cigarette industry -- knowingly

My AEI colleagues Sally Satel and Alan D. Viard have a sobering op-ed discussing the FDA’s proposed regulation of the e-cigarette industry.... In addition, they and my colleague Alex Brill have a great policy paper on whether e-cigarettes should be taxed,
National Review
added Aug 14, 2014 03:06
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[California, New Jersey] $13.6 Million forfeiture in tobacco tax evasion case

House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:00
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

When it comes to spending tobacco settlement money to fight tobacco use, Connecticut is on a par with much of the Deep South... As long as we’re taxing low-income smokers at the rate of $3.40 per pack, maybe we could use a bit more of our tobacco income t
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 16:02
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