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Florida's business community is facing a potential financial burden due to tax proposals being considered on Capitol Hill. President Obama and some members of Congress are working to fund broad, new government programs at the expense of Florida...
Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Florida tobacco distributor long watched by federal investigators has pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy in a scheme to avoid paying taxes owed on online cigarette sales in Kentucky. Pedro "Peter" Bello...
Channel 2 NewsBethel officials and local businesses are trying to assess the effect of a new $2.21-a-pack tax on cigarettes passed in December and in effect since March 1, rapidly adding money to city coffers. According to the Associated Press, city officials say the...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which...
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After years of decline, the rate of smokeless tobacco use among young people has leveled off, new research shows. In 2011, 5.2% of middle school and high school students in the U.S. reported using snuff, chewing tobacco or dipping tobacco at least...
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
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This post has been updated. See below for details. A proposal to raise the tobacco tax by $2 per pack of cigarettes cleared its first two policy committees Wednesday, with Republicans unified in their opposition. Sen. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles)...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Graphic warning labels on packs of cigarettes may convince some people that smoking ups the risk of bladder cancer, says a new study from Canada. A survey of 291 people at doctors' offices in Toronto found less than half...
The conventional wisdom among lawmakers is that if you're going to propose a new program, you should also propose a way to pay for it. That's more fiscally responsible than simply dipping deeper into the Treasury and worrying about the consequences later....
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new budget offers Medicare cuts to entice Republicans into tax negotiations, while plowing ahead to cover the uninsured next year under the health care law the GOP has bitterly fought to repeal. But the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes are unknown, a new survey finds people who use the devices think of them as a safer alternative to tobacco and a means to break the smoking habit. Researchers from...
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