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“It’s bad enough they assassinated him, and now they’re trying to assassinate his character,” Crump said. An attorney for the teen who was with Brown on the day of the shooting said his client has acknowledged to investigators that Brown took cigars fro
Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer’s standing to pursue
revealed that the 18-year-old was the lead suspect in a strong-arm robbery at a convenience store, where a box of Swisher Sweets cigars valued at $48.99 was stolen and a clerk was allegedly shoved. Surveillance photos released by police appear to show a f
confrontation began after more than two dozen protesters closed off a section of street near a convenience store that has become part of the case surrounding Michael Brown. It was revealed by police that Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot dead
Family’s attorney responds by saying that even if he had been implicated in the theft at the time, there was no justification for an ‘execution-style’ shooting.
House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
The premium cigar industry would like to work with Congress and regulators on this issue. One constructive approach would be to define “premium cigar” in the Internal Revenue Code, which would distinguish between non-premium, “lighter” large cigars and p
In its 2012 report, GAO suggested that Congress consider equalizing tax rates on roll-your-own and pipe tobacco and, in consultation with Treasury, consider options for reducing tax avoidance due to tax differentials between small and large cigars
given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
Given the fact that roll-your-own tobacco is taxed at around 10 times the rate of pipe tobacco, this market shift deserves our attention. … Though we’re talking about a specific set of federal excise taxes on a product that is controversial, that sho