BX & PX Sell Tobacco Cigs; E-Cigs are Banned

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  1. Vocalek

    Vocalek CASAA Activist ECF Veteran

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    Springfield, VA
  2. rickyman

    rickyman Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 27, 2009
    Michigan
    That is just plain crazy! I picked up my smoking addiction in the military. I used to buy my cigarettes by the carton at the AAFES stores, dirt cheap. Military discount on cancer sticks, but no e-cigs??? Crazy!
     
  3. Vocalek

    Vocalek CASAA Activist ECF Veteran

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    Well, from what I read while researching for this story, the discounts are not so big any more. They are limited to discounting tobacco to no more than 5% below the going local price. Alcohol (which has no immediate deadly effects, right?) is limited to 10% below going local price.
     
  4. kristin

    kristin Accessories Supplier ECF Veteran

    Another great article, Elaine! Commented & voted! :thumbs:
     
  5. Vocalek

    Vocalek CASAA Activist ECF Veteran

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    Thanks, Kristin!
     
  6. jiff

    jiff Super Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 19, 2009
    Arizona
    I guess local governments were tired of losing tax revenue, even from people serving our nation. Only reason I can see to impose a price floor like that exclusively on AAFES stores.
     
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