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[Asia-pacific] Singapore Budget 2018: Tax hike kicks in for all tobacco products

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that firms will have to pay more in taxes to sell tobacco in Singapore, in a push to discourage people from smoking. A 10 per cent increase in excise duty for all tobacco products is the latest in a slew of init
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:35
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco

misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-market
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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Zimbabwe Plans Gold, Tobacco Diaspora Bonds as Bank Rules Change

Zimbabwe’s central bank said it plans to sell bonds for citizens outside the country to invest in gold and tobacco output as it also introduces banking rules to encourage money flows and exports.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Kuwait] Stop unjustified cigarette price increase

Chairman of the Kuwait Union for Consumer Cooperative Societies (KUCCS) Ali Al-Kandari yesterday said the union issued a directive to all co-ops ordering the suspension of any cigarette and tobacco price increases. Kandari added that some supplying compan
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Michigan] Richmond City Council mulls downtown smoke shops

officials are considering amending the land use table of the zoning ordinance to allow tobacconist or cigar/cigarette shops...If you’re looking to spend time at a hookah lounge or purchase prescribed marijuana at a local dispensary, you might not want to
The Voice News (MI)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[New Zealand] Major supermarkets now selling e-cigarettes as tobacco price rises

major supermarket chains has started selling electronic cigarettes as the tax on tobacco increased a further 10 per cent this month. Progressive Enterprises, which owns Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue supermarkets...It could be a major step towards
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[New Zealand] Couple given free cigarettes with Countdown groceries

They say they often receive complimentary items such as laundry powder or food. But their last order included something they didn't expect - a pack of 20 Freedom cigarettes. "I thought it was quite concerning," Mr Kuper told Newshub. "If we were a smok
Newshub (nz)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[India] Why Tobacco is Res Extra Commercium?

it has been an implausible task to limit the $11 billion tobacco industry’s right to trade. Though, Indian government for the first time requested the apex court to classify tobacco as res extra commercium i.e. things beyond commerce.
LiveLaw.in (in)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:37
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29
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