Fan the flames – Center Mackinac

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in The hill on May 15, 2021. In recent weeks, federal officials have announced policies that may increase cigarette smuggling into the United States and bring other unintended consequences. The Tobacco Tax Fairness Act of 2021, introduced in Congress on April 22, would both …

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NOT BY OUR SCHOOLS – The Gisborne Herald

The mayor slams the location of the new vape store. The opening of a vaping store near three schools in Gisborne shows a “complete disregard” for the issue of vaping among students, said Mayor Rehette Stoltz. The store is due to open in the former office of Cabinet Minister and …

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San José to ban flavored tobacco

Flavored tobacco may soon be a thing of the past in San José. On June 15, city council will consider ending the sale of flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-juices, hookah and menthol cigarettes. Dr John Maa, Board Member of the American Heart Association, said that with colorful packaging with …

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Proposed cigarette tax increase advances in Tazewell County

June 3 – TAZEWELL, Virginia – A proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes is progressing in Tazewell County, but the amount may change. Eastern District Supervisor Charlie Stacy said only two people commented on the proposed 40-cent per packet tax increase in a public hearing Tuesday night. “Two people have …

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Tobacco tax increase in next budget highlighted

PESHAWAR: Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Assistant on Interfaith Harmony and the Middle East, on Wednesday urged the government to increase taxes on all tobacco products in the upcoming budget to keep cigarettes out the purchasing power of children and adults. Speaking at an online seminar …

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