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[Canada] New York’s Claims Against Indian Companies Fail, Magistrate Judge Says ($$)

All claims by the State of New York alleging that two Indian enterprises are running a contraband cigarette ring that illegally brings millions of dollars’ worth of cigarettes into New York from Canada should be dismissed because the state fails to plausi
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
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[California] Toughened smoking ban falls short in Hermosa Beach

Electronic cigarettes aren’t illegal in Hermosa Beach. Yet. The City Council on Tuesday stopped short of banning the liquid nicotine vaporizing devices and imposing a new tax on tobacco retailers to discourage illegal tobacco sales to minors. Instead,
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Aug 27, 2015 14:06
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[Hawaii] Tom Yamachika: Smoking Out a Frankenbill

some of the committees decided, after public input, that the large cigar tax cap wasn’t worth advancing. But supporters of the cap were able to get their language in the current version of the bill anyway! Now the Frankenbill goes to Conference Committee
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 19, 2015 16:41
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[Canada] What Effect does Tobacco Taxation have on Contraband? Debunking the Taxation – Contraband Tobacco Myth (PDF)

many factors are associated with contraband tobacco use, including: easy access, misconceptions about “legal” purchase of cigarettes from First Nations’ Reserves, insufficient enforcement and penalties, and organized criminal activity...To debunk the taxa
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:39
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[California] WALTERS: Smoking tax hike would punish poor

Or would it encourage them to deprive themselves and their families of vital consumer goods, such as food, to finance their habits, or perhaps make California a more lucrative venue for cigarette smugglers and black-market suppliers?
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 1, 2014 06:26
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[Australia] A politician's guide to public cigar smoking

Here were two well-heeled politicians insouciantly smoking away when only a few months back Mr Hockey had confirmed his government's intention to soak smokers with a $5 billion rise in tobacco tax over the next four years.
Daily Life (Pyrmont NSW) (au)
added May 12, 2014 12:46
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm 'shocked' as M'sia hikes tax by 14%

Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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[Minnesota] Cigarette sales down; tobacco tax revenue up in Minn.

Cigarette sales in Minnesota have dropped since a $1.60 per pack tax increase took effect July 1, as tobacco sellers have feared. Early Minnesota Department of Revenue numbers show cigarette stamp sales dropped more than 35 percent this July compared to
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Sep 27, 2013 00:30
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[Louisiana] Letter: Tobacco taxes do work

research shows that every 10 percent price increase reduces youth smoking rates by 6.5 percent and overall smoking consumption by 4 percent. Young’s point concerning cigar smoking is still well taken. Many people don’t know that cigars are addictive, har
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:24
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[Florida] West Palm candidate Weiss says cigar taxing, licensing errors overblown by rival Materio

City commission candidate Gregg Weiss sold cigars online in 2007 and 2008 without being licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, according to FDBR spokeswoman Sandi Poreda.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Mar 19, 2013 01:58
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