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Cigarette Butts can Cause Fires, Penalties for Violation

| October 25, 2012

cheap winston cigaretteSmoking tobacco is a dangerous habit that polluted the air, leaves discarded cigarettes butts strewn on sidewalks and lawns, and wrecks the health of millions. Some Boulder leaders think so, with the City Council recently moving forward with a proposed regulation that would prohibits smoking on the Pearl Street Mall and set steep penalties for violations, including up to 90 days in jail. Granted, the council is hedging, by passing a second version of the ban that sticks with fines but leaves out jail time for a first violation. Both come up for discussion at the council’s Nov. 1 meeting.


Plainfield Increased Fee for Cigarette Sales

| July 18, 2012

cheap dunhill cigsSmokers are not the only ones who have to excavate deeper into their pocketbooks for the high cigarettes prices. Changes to a law approved Monday by the Plainfield Village Board will mean that the yearly fee for a tobacco license has been raised from $100 to $250. Other amendments include additional applicant terms and conditions and new restrictions on the sale of tobacco accessories, such as cigarette papers, pipes, holders of smoking materials and also cigarette machines. The examined ordinance also makes it illegal for any person to offer, sell, exchange, deliver or give away a shisha to another person.


New Legislation Targets Unlawful Cigarettes

| May 16, 2012

cheap camel cigs onlineYou soon will face state fines and criminal charges if you purchase large quantities of Camel cigs in Virginia intending to resell them in state with a higher cigarettes tax. Beginning with July 1, a new state legislation targets inhabitants “who possesses, with intent to dispense, more than 5,000 (25 cartons) tax-paid smoking products.” Violators would be guilty of a misdemeanor and would face a civil punishment of up to $5,000 for a first violation, $10,000 for a second violation and $50,000 for other offenses.


Contraband Cigarettes Worry Local Tobacco Business

| March 12, 2012

discount dunhill cigaretteCheap cigarettes being smuggled from the country’s Southeast Asian neighbors have become a craze among Filipino smokers and a cause for worry for local cigarette manufacturers. During a recent congressional hearing for a bill seeking the unitary tax scheme for so called “sin products,” an official of a local cigarette firm confronted Department of Finance (DoF) executives with proof that Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam are slowly flooding the market with cheaper cigarette brands that are becoming popular among smokers.


Smoke Shop in Branson West Offers Cheaper Smoking Products

| March 7, 2012

discount pall mall cigaretteA local business owner is out to give Tri-Lakes Area smokers a new, cheaper alternative to traditional cigarettes. “We don’t even call them cigarettes,” John Hagerty said. “These are heavier. They’re different. We choose to call them smokes.” Hagerty is the owner of the Liberty Smoke Shop in Branson West, which has been operating since November, and the Freedom Smoke Shop in Hollister, which just opened last month. The layout of both stores is a bit unusual, consisting of little more than a cashier’s stand, storage cabinets and an approximately 5-foot-tall, square machine called a RYO filling station.