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WILLIAMS: What the Future Holds for Tobacco Taxes

what is clear is the WHO’s interest in pushing higher tobacco taxes within signatory states. Recently, the WHO was caught urging China, Cambodia and other Southeast Asian nations to increase their tobacco taxes, in line with FCTC benchmarks.
Town Hall
added Nov 12, 2012 11:28

The Star’s editorial | Defeat of cigarette tax increase hurts Missouri in long run

The truth is, Missouri couldn’t afford not to raise its cigarette tax. But now that it has, the onus falls on Nixon and the legislature to explain what the state must do without so that smokers can purchase cigarettes with a puny tax of 17 cents a pack.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 10, 2012 21:49

[Canada] Help low-income smokers quit: doctors

The province's medical association is recommending subsidizing nicotine patches for low income smokers.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 9, 2012 12:32

[Virginia] EDITORIAL: A Shameful Way to Aid Smokers

But Virginia has only spent a fraction of the money available for those programs. That's shameful. It's also a disservice to those who could benefit from the programs aimed at helping them quit smoking.
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Nov 7, 2012 09:07

Australia's tobacco industry

The Australian tobacco industry makes a significant contribution to the economy in terms of government revenue, retail sales and employment.
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Oct 26, 2012 12:34

[Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Economy to benefit from smoking ban in restaurants

Smoking bans in restaurants have impacted economic-related issues in a positive way, though some owners believe this will negatively affect their businesses.
added Oct 22, 2012 13:37

[Michigan] Report: No 'significant loss' of revenue from state smoking ban

Wilkinson's experience is contrary to the results of a study by a University of Michigan researcher released in August, which found there has been no significant financial loss to Michigan businesses, except night clubs, since the Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Oct 2, 2012 18:06

[Philippines] Economist debunks tobacco firms claim

ECONOMIST Solita "Winnie" Collas-Monsod of the University of the Philippines debunked yesterday the claim of tobacco firms that smuggling will rise if a "sin tax" reform measure is enacted.
Business World (ph)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:27

[Connecticut] READER SUBMITTED: No Ifs, Ands or Cigarette Butts: S&S Going Smoke-Free

Can going smoke-free make a company safer, cleaner, healthier and more productive? S&S Worldwide is about to find out. A 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy goes into effect Oct. 1.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 13, 2012 01:00

[Philippines] Thai doctor: ‘Sin tax’ a boon to Thailand

The Philippine government would have generated revenue enough to build a new sky train system had it followed the lead of Thailand in imposing higher taxes on alcohol and tobacco products, a visiting Thai tobacco expert said on Friday. But it’s not yet
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 9, 2012 21:42
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