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Report to Congressional Committees: TOBACCO TAXES Large Disparities in Rates for Smoking Products Trigger Significant Market Shifts to Avoid Higher Taxes (PDF)

GAO estimates that federal revenue losses due to market shifts from roll-your-own to pipe tobacco and from small to large cigars range from about $615 million to $1.1 billion for the same period. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has limited op
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:56
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[Netherlands] MPs say yes to extending smoking ban to all cafes and bars

A small majority of MPs voted on Tuesday afternoon for a motion to reinstate a complete ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and cafes. Small bars and cafes run by their owners have been exemp
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 14, 2013 08:54
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[Spain] Madrid pledges to overturn smoking ban to attract €17bn EuroVegas casino

Capital city battling with Barcelona to play host to Las Vegas Sands's proposed 36,000-bed Spanish gambling complex
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:13
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H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
Congress.gov
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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[Asia-pacific] Obama faces TPP deal balancing act as Congress considers approval

Mitch McConnell, may also be jeopardised by the fact that the tobacco industry in his home state of Kentucky has been exempted ...“In the months ahead, the Senate will review TPP and determine if it meets the high standards Congress and the American peopl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:38
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The FDA’s New Deeming Regulations — Preliminary Observations — Potential Exemption for Premium Cigars

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:17
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[Malaysia] Hotels in smoking dilemma

A loophole in regulations to curb smoking in public places has apparently made them not enforceable in hotels despite the Health Ministry's assertion to the contrary.
Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:43
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Germany marks five years of smoking ban

Many politicians argue that if a smoking ban can work at the Oktoberfest, it can work anywhere. Indeed, Germany has had a ban on smoking in public buildings and transportation for five years. The ban also applies to government agencies, courts, buses, tr
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Aug 31, 2012 20:27
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[Massachusetts] Restaurant owners irked as smoking regs get tweaked in Provincetown

Wicked Local (MA)
added May 15, 2012 19:46
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