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[New York] NY AG: Cigar distributor skipped paying taxes

An indictment was unsealed Tuesday against a Staten Island man who was accused of not paying more than $6.1 million in state taxes for cigars his distribution company brought into New York state. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an indic
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2014 06:12
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[Pennsylvania] No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts?

WellSpan Health's announcement that as of Jan. 1 it will no longer hire smokers or nicotine users set off a burning debate among PennLive commenters. Many see the move as an erosion of personal freedom and wonder where it will end.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 20, 2014 12:06
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EISENBERG: Why I Opened a Vaporium and Am Dedicating My Life to Reducing Smoking

I took matters into my own hands and traveled to China, to the source, to find more e-cigs. I was determined to get this harm reduction product into the hands of everyone... We are on the same team as anti-smoking activists and people who want to reduce
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 19, 2014 21:56
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Regulatory Filings

PM USA Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements / Nu Mark Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products / Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products
Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 19, 2014 17:55
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[Canada] Public health officials inadvertently bolstering tobacco market with crackdown on e-cigarettes, analysts say

three London-based analysts who wrote the review say they are “more bullish on global tobacco than ever,” citing a variety of factors. One is that the threat to conventional cigarettes from e-cigarettes seems to be shrinking, partly because public-health
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:52
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Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33
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[UK] Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row... Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit. This is also the
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:30
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Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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Q&A: The Hidden Costs of Tobacco Debt

capital appreciation bonds....are now likely to default. And that could force governments to pony up even more of their future tobacco windfall to investors — money that could otherwise benefit taxpayers. How did it all happen? Here are answers to some b
North Denver (CO) News
added Aug 19, 2014 07:32
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