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[Canada] Saskatchewan city imposes fee on businesses selling tobacco products

The city of Lloydminster is Saskatchewan's first community to impose an annual fee on businesses which choose to sell tobacco. Businesses will have to pay $750 a year to sell tobacco products, and another $350 if they sell flavoured tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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New tobacco law ignites controversy in Chile

Business unions predict sales drop of more than US$480,000 per day for restaurants and bars, while many restaurant owners feel indifferent.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:40
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[Monaco] Luxury tourism: Casino and hotels adapt to changing clientele ($$)

The croupiers at the Monte Carlo Casino never worry . . . . the casino has struggled to make money in recent years. . . . turnover dropped 20 per cent almost overnight after smoking was banned in 2008.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 11:35
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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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[Jamaica] Smoking costing Gov't more than it pays - health ministry

Carreras ... last week told the Human Resource and Social Development Committee of Parliament that it contributes $11 billion …. But in a stinging rebuttal before the committee yesterday, the health ministry said that for every tobacco dollar in taxes, th
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:28
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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Cigarette trafficking in five northeastern US cities

Reducing cigarette trafficking would increase the effectiveness of tobacco taxes in reducing smoking and generate additional tax revenue, particularly in higher-taxed cities. Federal action to reduce cigarette trafficking, such as a track-and-trace system
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2013 02:22
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The Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Smoking Prevalence, Cigarette Consumption, and Healthcare Costs: 1989–2008

Conclusions/Significance Between FY 1989 and 2008 the California Tobacco Program cost $2.4 billion and led to cumulative NIPA healthcare expenditure savings of $134 (SE $30.5) billion.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 13, 2013 17:06
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco tax smokescreen evaporates

Using tax changes as a smokescreen for price rises has allowed tobacco companies to maintain their earnings as cigarette consumption in the UK and Europe has continued to fall. One tobacco analyst, who asked not to be named, described the relationship b
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 15:55
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[Canada, USA] Couche-Tard slashes tobacco prices to boost brand

Global retail giant Couche-Tard has dropped prices on tobacco products in its American stores, in an effort to draw more customers to the convenience stores that it owns in the United States.
The Suburban (ca)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:04
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