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[Ohio] More casinos hope to add slot machines for smokers

By the end of the year, smokers who like to play the slots could be able to do both at 9 of the state’s 11 casinos and racinos. The Hollywood casinos in Columbus and Toledo and Horseshoe Cincinnati are seeking permission from the Ohio Casino Control Com
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 14, 2014 02:37

Senators Voice Support for Cigars

Eight senators sent a bipartisan letter to the head of the Food & Drug Administration last week that strongly urges the agency to enact an exemption for premium cigars. ...would lead to the loss of thousands of American jobs as as well "consumer freedom.
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 14, 2014 01:42

Tobacco Foes Push Oversight of Luxury Cigars by FDA

“We know that premium cigars have health risks, they cause cancers they have cardiovascular implications and so on,” Gregg Haifley...“Why should a product that has known disease health consequences be exempt from a factual scientific warning label?”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 10, 2014 17:36

Re: Docket No. FDA-2014-N-0189, RIN 0910-AG38, Proposed Rule on Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (PDF) (171pp)

should take all necessary steps, beginning immediately, to propose additional sales, marketing and product regulations to further protect the public, and particularly children, from the risks posed by the deemed products and should make those regulation
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 9, 2014 11:29

[Gibraltar] GSD accuse Govt of smoking hypocrisy

The Government's reply to the GSD on allowing smoking in part of the Casino "fails entirely to address the questions raised by the Opposition and raises more questions than it answers." The GSD yesterday said that "as is always the case when the GSLP/Lib
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:19

[Gibraltar] GSD probe Govt ease on smoking ban

A green paper published by the Government last week has prompted the GSD Opposition to question what it describes as a watering down of the GSLP/Liberals' smoking ban commitment. The Government is seeking to allow smoking in establishments covered by a '
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:38

GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances, it took little more than a label change to qualify for the lower tax rate, it
NBC News
added Aug 4, 2014 03:57

Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue -report

2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, the U.S. Government Accountability Of
added Aug 4, 2014 03:55

EDITORIAL: Raising all federal tobacco taxes can stop tax avoidance

But premium cigars may be exempted from these regulations, potentially allowing manufacturers to “sweep other cigar products under its umbrella,” as the FDA has admitted before. This proposed exemption, as demonstrated by the tax avoidance case, is a disa
The Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2014 03:49

Wyden Calls for Action to Close Tobacco Tax Loophole

at a hearing today called to end a loophole in the labeling of tobacco products that has cost American taxpayers more than $2 billion and hurt efforts to keep tobacco out of the hands of children...manufacturers began mislabeling RYO tobacco as "pipe toba
added Aug 4, 2014 03:44
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