Posted 5 years ago on July 10, 2012, 6:33 a.m. EST by factsrfun
from Phoenix, AZ
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"They are essentially going to be taxed as cigarette manufacturers," said Corey Fitze, director of government relations for the National Association of Convenience Stores. That group along with tobacco companies and the American Cancer Society had joined forces in trying to get RYO stores taxed and regulated.”
No matter how you feel about smoking this is the clearest case of power players joining forces to squeeze a few bucks from the poor working stiff.