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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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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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[Canada] Huron County Board Of Health Completes Smoking By-Law Review

the one change the board made was to exclude e-cigarettes because it was felt there wasn’t enough scientific evidence to conclude they constituted a health risk. Hessel says the proposed bylaw would prohibit smoking on any county-owned property, with a fe
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:24
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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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[Lebanon] Hezbollah bloc to oppose any changes to smoking law: Qassem

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem described the recent implementation of a smoking ban in public places as a great accomplishment and said his bloc would refuse any amendments to the legislation. “We support the implementation of the
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:03
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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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