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[Kansas] Editorial: Tobacco, liquor taxes destined to increase

Soliciting the testimony of medical experts is a nice ploy, but legislators and the governor are interested in the money to be made from those who continue to consume tobacco and alcohol. Convincing people to shun those substances isn’t their game plan a
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:54
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Need a Hot Stock? Buy Booze and Smokes

Credit Suisse’s annual "Global Investment Returns Yearbook." ... the best investments of all since 1900? In the U.S. it’s tobacco companies -- a single dollar invested in them in 1900 would be worth $6.3 million today.
Bloomberg View
added Feb 20, 2015 03:39
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[UK] Airports set to impose tougher restrictions on alcohol sales in the departure lounge after number of 'air rage' incidents triples in three years

114 cases of 'disruptive passengers' recorded on British planes last year Incidents included bomb threats, assaults on crew and smoking in toilets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:34
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[Fiji] Police investigate photos of toddlers drinking and smoking

Photos of two toddlers posted on Facebook appearing to be smoking and drinking alcohol is now being investigated by Police. .. The children are believed to be around the age of two to three years old.
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56
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[Spain] Opinions and beliefs held by Spanish teenagers regarding tobacco and alcohol consumption: a descriptive study

Teenagers possess an acceptable level of knowledge and information about the negative effects of tobacco and alcohol on health; however, many of them do not consider these substances to be drugs.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 1, 2015 17:13
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[Kansas] Sam Brownback reverses course, proposes new taxes

In a stark turnaround, the Republican called for higher taxes on cigarettes and liquor as part of his annual budget while proposing to make future tax cuts contingent on revenue projections.
Politico
added Jan 17, 2015 20:20
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Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

"Our new study identifies gene variants, which when combined with lifestyle factors make people susceptible to chronic pancreatitis and may be useful to prevent patients from developing it," said David Whitcomb, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:10
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[Asia] Turkey expects 1.8bn lira in 2015 from tobacco, alcohol tax hikes

Turkey expects an additional 1.3 billion ($560 million) in 2015 from an increase in tobacco tax and 500 million lira from a tax hike on alcoholic beverages, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 16:16
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Since 2000, states have enacted about 5 times as many tax hikes on tobacco as alcohol

Tobacco taxes over that period were hiked 111 times and cut just four times. ... according to the National Association of State Budget Officers. All told, 45 states have bumped up tobacco taxes at least once, while only 16 states have done the same to alc
The Washington Post
added Jan 2, 2015 21:43
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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