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FEINBERG: Cigarette Price Increases Don't Burden Low-Income New Yorkers, Smoking Does

High cigarettes taxes are not punitive; they save lives. New York State's high cigarette tax ($4.35 per pack, the highest in the country, with another $1.50 per pack in New York City) is only one element of a comprehensive strategy that has effectively r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2012 08:00

New taxes have Egyptian smokers fuming

As part of a new VAT bill aimed at reforming the country’s fiscal policy, the Egyptian government hikes up taxes on cigarettes and tobacco for the third year in a row, raising concern among smokers of limited income who now must choose between paying mor
added Aug 2, 2016 13:37

[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55

Toxicant exposure from smoking a little cigar: further support for product regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Similar to cigarettes, little cigars delivered substantial nicotine and relatively more carbon monoxide. Puff volume, puff duration and time to smoke were significantly greater after cigarettes, but the temporal pattern of smoking more intensively at the
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:24

[Asia] Officials in India are really sick and tired of their country's tobacco habit

The Indian government is also locked in a battle with the country's enormous tobacco companies over new regulations that stipulate that cigarette packets must be 80 percent covered by health warnings. Besides a line or two about the negative consequences
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01

[UK] Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn out

there are doubts about whether growth in developing markets can continue to be a panacea for the tobacco industry. “Emerging markets are never again going to represent for the industry an uncomplicated source of growth,” says Shane MacGuill, analyst at E
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:32

In Rural Jails, E-Cigarettes Are a Calming Vapor

a growing number of sheriffs say they are selling e-cigarettes to inmates to help control the mood swings of those in need of a smoke, as well as address budget shortfalls, which in some jails have meant that guards are earning little more than fast-food
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:28

Cuban tobacco farms 'show other side of cigar trade'

Cuban cigars are the country's most lucrative export, but tobacco farmers are often shortchanged in the government-controlled industry.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 20, 2013 15:44

[Jamaica] More benefits to flow from tobacco regulations

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations, 2013 will help to move Jamaica towards developed-country status. ... Ferguson was speaking yesterday at the launch of the Jamaica National Building Society's he
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 26, 2013 12:04

AWMA Works to Oppose Obama's Tobacco Tax Hike

these increases in cigarette excise taxes are leading to an increase in contraband and illegal cigarette activity. Not only is this tax regressive, it also means the federal government, states and localities will lose out on much-needed tax monies because
American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:43
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