Monday, March 15, 2010

Nanny Senate Vote to Curb Internet Tobacco Sales

U.S. Senate Vote to Curb Internet Tobacco Sales Is Victory for Kids and Taxpayers; PRNewswire-USNewswire

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved S. 1147, the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act, legislation to curtail the growing sales of tax-evading, low-cost cigarettes and other tobacco products over the Internet and through the mail. The Senate's action is a milestone in the fight to keep kids from smoking and prevent tax evasion that costs state and federal taxpayers billions each year. ...

Comment: This represents one more nanny response by the Senate concerning some perceived special interest crusade, yet included in the bill is the increased taxation maneuver so the leviathan get its cut.

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