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who knows what else has been added to these cigars without our knowledge? Certainly not the smokers themselves or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), … Congress must reject legislation that would exempt some cigars from FDA oversight.
On nearly every front, Zeller will face impatience from all directions. Tobacco companies — unaccustomed to federal oversight, wary of restrictions that could shrink their bottom lines and willing to wage legal battles — have maintained at best a tense
Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
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
A dozen tobacco companies have avoided as much as $1.1 billion in taxes by using fillers (like the clay found in cat litter) to make their cigarettes heavier, exempting them from a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax on non-”large cigar” tobac
A team of Croatian chefs whipped up a pungent meal Thursday, infusing the flavor of the tobacco leaf synonymous with Cuba into baked stone bass filets, bread and butter, a rich demi-glace sauce, even ice cream.
Anti-smoking advocates are calling for a government ban on flavoured tobacco products in response to a study that finds nearly two-thirds of Alberta’s teen smokers use the products. “We simply cannot stand by and allow thousands of adolescents to fall pr
New survey results indicating large numbers of Alberta teenagers are hooked on flavoured tobacco products is evidence enough that the province should immediately ban the items, medical professionals and advocates said Tuesday.
The board chose to include smoking bans on public playgrounds, beaches, athletic fields, in nursing homes, at bus stops and outdoor patios at restaurants. Members were undecided about bans on smoking in private clubs, hotels, motels and bed and breakfast
Herzog said concerning the transition from Deyton to Zeller, “While Deyton was viewed as being somewhat open and conciliatory to the industry, there have been some questions as to how Zeller’s relationship with the industry will unfold,” she wrote. “Altho