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NACS Files Comments with FDA on E-Cigarette Rulemaking

expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age. In fact, NACS has encouraged its members to adopt this approach as a best practice since before the FDA
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:58
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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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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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[Arizona, New Mexico] Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

Dozens of Navajo Nation communities passed local clean air resolutions this year. The measures ban tobacco use in government buildings and workplaces. The Oso Vista Ranch Project, a youth development organization in northwestern New Mexico, is working to
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:29
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[Arizona] Navajo Community Smoking Bans Pick Up Steam, Trend Has Casinos Concerned

This year, dozens of communities on the Navajo Nation passed local clean air resolutions. They ban tobacco use in both government buildings and workplaces. But there’s concern about how these policies could affect tribal businesses like casinos, where
KJZZ 91.5 FM (Tempe, AZ)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:35
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[New Zealand] Hon Tariana Turia: Tobacco Achievements Summary Report August 2014

A document outlining key achievements in tobacco control that has been tabled with the Bills office in Parliament.
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:50
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NACS Files Comments with FDA on E-Cigarette Rulemaking

In its comments, NACS expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age....NACS opposed a provision that would require sellers of individual cigars to pla
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 11, 2014 10:27
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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09
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Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
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