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- Where states' tobacco money is going. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;9/1/99, Vol. 91 Issue 194, p3
Focuses on how the money from tobacco settlements is not being used for antismoking efforts, but are instead being used for everything from college loans to morgues.
- Kansas Legislature Has a Week to Answer the $230 Million Question. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;4/8/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31610, p4
Kansas legislative leaders will reveal their plan during the second week of April 2003 for covering a 230 million dollar revenue shortfall, after rejecting proposals from Governor Kathleen Sebelius to advance tax collections and issue tobacco bonds. While legislators approved most of the...
- Tobacco Institute lobbying at the state and local levels of government in the 1990s. Morley, C. P.; Cummings, K. M.; Hyland, A.; Giovino, G. A.; Horan, J. K. // Tobacco Control;Mar2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 11, pi102
Objective: To describe variation in Tobacco Institute (TI) lobbying expenditures across states and test whether these expenditures vary in relationship to measures of tobacco control activity at the state level. Independent variable: Data for this study came from the Ti's State Activities...
- Bad weed, evil lawmakers. Jeffrey, Terence P. // Human Events;04/17/98, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p7
Opinion. Criticizes the United States Republican Congress and its rules and practices. Why the Americans elected a Republican Congress; Information on the tax increase in the tobacco industry; Support given by the Republican Congress to abortion providers; Implication of passing the tobacco...
- Legislation to help legal tobacco sales in Hungary, minister says. // Regional Today;11/20/2013, p2
The article reveals that tax laws approved by the Hungarian Parliament on November 16, 2013 contain measures that aim to curb illegal activity on the tobacco market.
- Bill Clinton's cigarette tax? Don't inhale. Schiller, Erin // Human Events;03/06/98, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p19
Comments on the proposed cigarette tax by United States President Bill Clinton. Implications of the proposed tax; Background information on cigarette taxes in several states; Comparison with the imposed cigarette tax in Canada.
- Tobacco retailers fighting Prop. 10. Zion, Lee // San Diego Business Journal;02/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
Reports on tobacco retailers' campaign to enact Proposition 28 to overturn Proposition 10, which allows an additional tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products in California. Criticisms against Proposition 10; Supporters of Proposition 28; Concerns about the impact of Proposition 10 on the...
- Tobacco: The moral issues. Califano Jr., Joseph A. // America;8/15/1998, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p7
Discusses the moral issues confronted by the tobacco industry. Study of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse regarding smoking; Reason the United States Senate killed a legislation on the taxation of cigarettes; Reasons presented by the industry in selling cigarettes.
- Slow burn: New tax hurting cigar stores. Orloff, David // Orange County Business Journal;02/08/99, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p1
Highlights the impact of Proposition 10's added tax on tobacco products on the profit margins of California tobacco shops. Reduction of sales volume; Use of taxes to fund the organization that will educate the public on importance of early childhood development; Reactions of shop operators to...