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[Maryland] In All Flavors, Cigars Draw In Young Smokers

a rainbow of cheap flavored cigars and cigarillos, including some that look like cigarettes, line the shelves of convenience stores and gas stations, often right next to the candy. F.D.A. officials say they intend to regulate cigars and other tobacco pro
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2013 10:42
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Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
CNBC
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. bill would tax cigars, smokeless tobacco

Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) said his measure, House Bill 926, would provide $44 million for mass transit, roads and bridges.
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:36
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[Washington] Congress rules on roll-your-own cigarettes

Congress passed a transportation package that included a provision that defines the shops as cigarette manufacturers. Then, just a few hours later, the state Supreme Court issued a decision that temporarily requires the stores to collect the same taxes a
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jun 30, 2012 05:12
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[Georgia (Country)] Raising Tobacco Tax: Good or Bad?

The price of tobacco in Georgia will be increased by 25-33 percent from September 2013, according to tobacco importers. ... industry representatives believe that the new taxes will encourage the development of smuggling in Georgia. “The real aim of their
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Aug 25, 2013 20:06
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EDITORIAL: Loopholes in Tobacco Regulation

The F.D.A., which has the authority to extend its jurisdiction to cigars and other tobacco products any time it wishes, should move to eliminate flavored cigars and other manipulative practices as soon as it has enough evidence. As for the disparity in t
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2012 20:54
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[New York] Circuit Reinstates RICO Action in Sale of Contraband Cigarettes ($$)

The court rejected defendant Rodney Morrison's claim that the circuit's decision to certify questions on the New York Tax Law on cigarettes to the state's highest court indicated the law under which he was prosecuted was unconstitutionally vague.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 17, 2012 06:10
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[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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[Maryland] Another Tax Hike On Cigarettes And Cigars Gets Kicked Around

Tobacco lobbyists and anti-smoking advocates went head to head in a high-stakes hearing Wednesday on the legislature’s latest proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $2 to $3. The tax rate on cigars would triple from 30% to 95%.
Citybizlist
added Mar 15, 2013 06:57
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