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Counterfeit Coupon Scam Goes Up in Smoke

Counterfeit Coupon Scam Goes Up in Smoke

A New York man is charged with using counterfeit coupons to get packs of cigarettes for just a dollar apiece.

January 24, 2017 Coupons In The News
Company Hopes Coupons for Snacks Will Keep ‘Em Smoking

Company Hopes Coupons for Snacks Will Keep ‘Em Smoking

A tobacco company launches a mobile coupon platform that offers discounts on much more than just cigarettes.

December 1, 2015 Coupons In The News
Federal Judge Okays the Criminalization of Coupons

Federal Judge Okays the Criminalization of Coupons

A ban on coupons? Believe it! A second local law that prohibits retailers from accepting certain coupons, survives a court challenge.

June 20, 2014 Coupons In The News
New Proposal Would Ban Coupons on Soft Drinks

New Proposal Would Ban Coupons on Soft Drinks

Supporters of a soda tax suggest additional measures to discourage consumption – like banning coupons and sales on soda.

May 6, 2014 Coupons In The News
When Coupons Are Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Coupon

When Coupons Are Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Coupon

You may not have noticed, but a federal appeals court this week upheld a law that bans coupons. For real. Oh well, this couponing thing was fun while it lasted. Ok, to be more specific, the coupon ban is actually only in effect in one U.S. city, and only applies to one type of product – tobacco. Whether or not[Read More…]

October 4, 2013 Coupons In The News
What’s Next, A Ban on Coupons? Well, Yes.

What’s Next, A Ban on Coupons? Well, Yes.

With food labeling laws, proposed bans on large sugary drinks and now, new plans to restrict the sale of tobacco products, you might wonder – what’s next? Banning coupons for products that aren’t good for you? Why yes, that’s exactly what New York City is proposing. In announcing a plan to help reduce the smoking rate yesterday, New York Mayor[Read More…]

March 19, 2013 Coupons In The News
Should Buy-Your-Own Beer Be Banned?

Should Buy-Your-Own Beer Be Banned?

Did you know your kids are buying beer at the local grocery store, using the self-checkout lanes? Really! They’re putting both beer and soda in their shopping cart, scanning the soda twice, and leaving with the beer. Why, there oughta be a law! Actually, there already are laws meant to prevent this. It’s against the law for kids to buy[Read More…]

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