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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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[Washington] Wash. Liquor, Cannabis Official Tossed From Cig Sale Suit

A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist
Law360
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[New York] Up in smoke: Two Staten Island men cheated state of more than $1.3 million in cigarette taxes, A.G. alleges

wo Staten Island men could pay a steep price for allegedly depriving the state of more than $1.3 million in tax revenue by selling untaxed cigarettes. Ihab Jaber, 48, and Iyas Leqyanya bought more than 20,000 cartons of cigarettes out of state and sold t
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 24, 2018 13:10
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Cigarette smuggler avoids prison

The former manager of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet involved in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring has avoided federal prison. Sukhdev Singh Virdi was sentenced to three years probation Monday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, W.Va.,
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 24, 2018 13:09
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[Micronesia] Increase to Guam's tobacco tax lauded

Senator Joe San Agustin on Tuesday says the increase in tobacco taxes will help fund health and education programs, which will then decrease these programs’ reliance on the limited general fund money. The tobacco tax hike is now part of the revised fisca
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:52
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[Australia, UK] Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Yet there are major problems with this industry-funded data. When compared with independent sources, they consistently overestimate the scale of illicit tobacco. They also frequently fail to meet the quality and transparency standards of peer-reviewed re
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:30
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Will evolving e-cigarette policies help or hinder vape stocks?

It is worth considering that while overall levels of smoking are declining, the effects will last much longer and the cost to the public purse will continue to grow well after the world, if it ever manages it, eradicates smoking altogether. Governments e
IG (au)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:12
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Tobacco industry data on illicit tobacco trade: a systematic review of existing assessments [FREE FULL TEXT]

At present, the tobacco industry continues to fund and disseminate ITT research through initiatives such as PMI IMPACT. If industry data on ITT cannot meet the standards of accuracy and transparency set by high-quality research publications, a solution m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 11:58
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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