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Indictment: 35 Trafficked Cigarettes, Synthetic Drugs

ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) – Federal prosecutors say three dozen people from six states have been indicted in Missouri on felony charges related to trafficking of money laundering and the trafficking of cigarettes and synthetic drugs. 227 more words

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CALIFORNIA TOWN BANS ALL OUTDOOR SMOKING: GOV BROWN JUST ROBBED MEDICAL CARE OF CIGARETTE TAX

US News: “Smoking and vaping has been banned in all outdoor areas in the seaside Southern California resort town of Laguna Beach. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to expand its ban on smoking that already covered beaches and parks. 71 more words

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GOV BROWN ROBS CA CIGARETTE TAX TO INCREASE GENERAL FUND: BOTH PARTIES BLAST EFFORT

KESQ: “Ruiz , a physician himself, refers to the physician shortage as a “crisis” in his letter and contends the budget redirects Prop 56 funds away from patient access to care and towards the general fund.” 106 more words

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NY GOP SIDES WITH PEOPLE, REJECTS STATE TAX ON E-CIGARETTE USERS: TAKE A DRAG ON LIQUID USED IN DEVICES

NYD: “Thanks to the new state budget, electronic cigarette users can puff away without the tax man taking a drag… at the urging of the GOP-controlled Senate — rejected Gov. 190 more words

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Are Smokers Angry About New $2 Tax On Cigarettes? Butt, Of Course

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —   The smoke hasn’t yet settled on California’s new $2 cigarette tax.

Sticker shock set in Saturday for smokers venturing out to buy their first new pack. 329 more words

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Illinois store owner charged in St. Louis with cigarette smuggling

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a Cook County, Illinois grocery store owner for allegedly purchasing millions of dollars of cigarettes at St Louis-area Sam’s Club stores at Missouri’s nationally lowest tax rate, and reselling them in Chicago for much higher profit using Illinois tax rates. 151 more words

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Retailers, consumers not thrilled about proposed sin tax increases

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to boost state liquor and cigarette taxes to address the state’s budget problems.

He wants to boost the tax on cigarettes by a dollar a pack and double the liquor tax. 381 more words

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