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Serbia: EUR 1.5 billion spent annually on cigarettes

The number of smokers in Serbia has been declining, by around 7 percent in the last 10 years, but the total of EUR 1.5 billion is still spent on cigarettes on an annual level which almost equals the entire budget of the Republic Fund for Health Insurance,
InSerbia (rs)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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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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$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Pakistan losing billions in revenues due to sale of smuggled cigarettes

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in the annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally renowned brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan...brands like Benson & Hedges, Dunhill, Marlboro, Pine etc. are proliferating am
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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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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