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[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20
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Senators Lautenberg, Durbin, Harkin, and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Stop Tobacco Smuggling, Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes, and Increase Federal Tobacco Taxes

The legislation lays out a comprehensive set of reforms that would help the federal government and states collect billions of dollars in tobacco tax revenues, which currently fund children's health insurance programs, while also helping to lower youth tob
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:41
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Share of Smokers Falling, Quarter of Slovenians Still Smoke ($$)

shows the latest survey of the Public Health Institute (IVZ), carried out in 2011 and 2012. Almost a fifth of all deaths above the age of 30 in Slovenia are attributed to tobacco-related reasons.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:35
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[Virginia] Cigarette-smuggling: The urge to smurf

The growth of the cigarette-resale racket, known to police as “smurfing”, appears tied to a growing government appetite for cash. Since 2007 at least 27 states have raised their cigarette taxes
The Economist
added Nov 26, 2012 08:07
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[Massachusetts] NH's tobacco tax revenues plummet

But the year-old tax reduction failed to live up to expectations -- falling $11.5 million below projections.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 9, 2012 03:00
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[Papua New Guinea] PNG announces plan to stub out smoking

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00
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HUMPHREYS: Why the massive black market trade in cigarettes affects you even if you don’t smoke

there is a simpler way for criminals to evade cigarette taxes ... A federal tax that was partly or fully refunded to states which set their taxes within a particular range could in contrast reduce the financial incentive for cross-state smuggling. But a
Washington Post
added Jun 25, 2014 10:27
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[Malaysia] Average smoker spends RM180/month on cigarettes

An average smoker in the country spends RM178.80 on cigarettes per month, according the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2011. The findings involving adult respondents aged 15 years and above were tabled at the GATS Malaysia Conference 2011 here today.
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 12, 2012 19:42
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[Europe] Tobacco firms Philip Morris, British American Tobacco launch case against EU Tobacco Products Directive

Major tobacco firms have launched a legal challenge against a European directive that could increase the price of the cheapest packs of cigarettes by 70p. Philip Morris International is leading the challenge in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) agains
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:15
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What a Pack of Cigarettes Costs, in Every State / The sub-five-dollar pack is back.

smoking rates in New York have steadily increased since 2010... 49. Virginia: $4.98 / Last year’s price: $5.25 / -5% 48. North Dakota: $5.10 / Last year’s price: $5.33 / -5% 47. Georgia: $5.14 / Last year’s price: $6.39 / -20%
The Awl
added Aug 28, 2015 19:58
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