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Tobacco companies win, have decision overturned

by Associated Press Published: April 5,2013

Tags: appeal, bench, cigar, cigarette, court, decision, judicial, judiciary, justice, law, legal, pipe, retail, ruling, smoke, smoking, tax, tobacco

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has sided with tobacco companies who argued that a state tax on cigarettes sold at retail outlets outside the state was unfair. Yesterday’s decision overturned a 2011 decision by a Hinds County judge who found the tax fair. However, the issue is moot because lawmakers repealed the tax in […] [...]

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