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[California] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco has no shame; show them a loss on Proposition 29

The shameful, deceitful, irresponsible ad campaign by Big Tobacco on California's Proposition 29 seems so transparent that one would think it was a theatrical satire rather than a duel to the death.
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added May 25, 2012 04:55
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[UK] The Wages of Sin Taxes: The True Cost of Taxing Alcohol, Tobacco and Other "Vices"

Most of the costs of drinking and smoking fall on individual consumers, not the public. There is no economic justification for increasing taxes on smokers and drinkers.
Adam Smith Institute
added May 15, 2012 08:38
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[Pakistan] No check on illicit trade in cigarettes

The News (pk)
added May 8, 2012 14:55
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[Bahamas] $250k yearly on cigarettes for inmates

Nassau Guardian (bs)
added Sep 24, 2008 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015

In 2015, 20.1% of U.S. adults currently (every day or some days) used any tobacco product, 17.6% used any combustible tobacco product, and 3.9% used ≥2 tobacco products. Current use of any tobacco product was higher among males; persons aged <65 years; n
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:10
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[Canada] Nearly 1,000 deaths per year in Newfoundland due to smoking: study

According to a Conference Board of Canada study published Tuesday, smoking causes 985 deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador annually and one in five of all deaths (18.4 per cent) in the country. Smoking also causes a direct health-care cost of $135.4 mill
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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