Category: Invasion of Privacy

Your Privacy Exposed with the PACT Act

Your Privacy Exposed with the PACT Act

After June 30, 2010 ALL online – mail order suppliers located on U.S.A. soil will have to report all sales and provide all contact & personal information available on ALL buyers of their products to all States for collection of all State imposed sales/excise taxes and to report to all State Attorney Generals for confirmation, verification and/or possible prosecution of violators. Any seller of tobacco products that is physically located within the U.S.A.; including those on any and all Indian Reservations that fails to comply with all of the laws contained in the PACT Act, as of March 31, are subject to physical inspection (raids) by the ATF and seizure of all records, computers, and equipment on the premises.

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Tennessee Smokers Losing their Cars

Tennessee Smokers Losing their Cars

State agents in Tennessee will be monitoring stores in bordering jurisdictions (like Bristol Virginia) and stopping Tennessee residents who buy more than two cartons of cigarettes, then head for home. For example, a Bristol Tennessee resident could find himself subject to police action for driving to the Sam’s Club at Exit 7 and buying too many smokes. Worse, he could lose his car. Revenue agents are allowed to seize vehicles of those transporting just three cartoons of cigarettes.
Seizing cars over a few cigarettes – Editorial – TriCities.com

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How to Avoid Cigarettes Tax Surprises

How to Avoid Cigarettes Tax Surprises

To avoid bad CIGARETTES TAX SURPRISES, ask your current or prospective supplier the following questions – and be sure you’re getting honest and complete answers because they have every reason to lie!

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Government-Sanctioned Monopolies

Government-Sanctioned Monopolies

As I’ve said many times before on SmokingAloud.com and this blog, “The ongoing anti-smoking campaign is not about public health, drug abuse, or teen smoking. What it is all about is money, control, and jurisdiction.”

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Taxes up in smoke

Taxes up in smoke

This was orignially report in the Boston Globe, February 28, 2000

Seeking to avoid costly in-state cigarettes, Massachusetts residents are starting to migrate to discount cigarette stores on the Internet.. . . California and Iowa are among several states that have ordered online tobacco sellers to name their customers. And with lists in hand, they’re contacting residents and telling them to pay up.

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Protecting Your Privacy

Protecting Your Privacy

In today’s post-911 anti-smoking environment, your privacy is no longer something you can expect.  Intimate details about you are shared among the highest bidder and your buying preferences are exposed to just about anybody that wants to know them

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Mass. Employee Sues Firm for Firing Him Because He Smoked (Insurance Journal)

Mass. Employee Sues Firm for Firing Him Because He Smoked (Insurance Journal)

A 30-year-old Massachusetts man who has smoked for more than a decade filed a lawsuit last week against The Scotts Co., alleging the lawn and garden company violated his privacy and civil rights when more…

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Employee fired for smoking off work sues (The News & Observer)

Employee fired for smoking off work sues (The News & Observer)

A Massachusetts man is suing The Scotts Co., the giant lawn-care company, for firing him after a drug test showed nicotine in his urine, indicating that he had violated a company policy forbidding employees to smoke on or off the job. more…

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Bourne Man Fired For Smoking (WBZ.com)

Bourne Man Fired For Smoking (WBZ.com)

Posted by M.L. Bourne (WBZ Newsroom) — A Cape Cod man is suing his employer after he’s fired for smoking. Scott Rodriguez of Bourne had worked for the Ohio-based Scotts Lawn Care Company for just a few weeks when he was fired after a drug test showed he had nicotine in his blood. more…

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Sometimes, Where There’s – TheRealityCheck.Org

Sometimes, Where There’s – TheRealityCheck.Org

 

Sometimes, Where There’s
TheRealityCheck.Org, CT – Oct 3, 2005
The policy would compel employees to submit to random course, though, we all know that smoking is deleterious inside-a-velvet-glove fashion, Weyco is providing

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