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ALL CUSTOMERS: PLEASE READ!!! The Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2009 ("PACT Act") (S.1147) is scheduled for consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, November 5th. This legislation contains, among other bad ideas, a provision which would make ALL cigarettes, RYO and smokeless tobacco products nonmailable. This bill has already been passed by the House, and if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, could be sent to the full Senate floor for a vote at any time!
By making all cigarettes, RYO and smokeless tobacco products nonmailable, this law means you will no longer be able to purchase these products by mail-order, telephone order, or on the Internet, because the United States Postal Service, along with UPS, Fed-Ex and all other carriers will be prohibited by law from delivering your orders to you. Taking away your options means forcing you back to buying over-priced tobacco products from your local retailer.
I think that this means a lot of smokers will be driving to states to buy cheaper tobacco, but then there's a limit to how much tobacco you can bring across state lines.
Originally posted by chrisd250
so what i predict is randomized weekly drug/alcohol/tobacco testing and if your positive for ANY, you will probably be thrown in prison for costing the state more money...gotta love socialists like obama...