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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

* Illegal trade spiked under former president Zuma * Investigation into illicit trade dropped by tax agency * Tax boss suspended amid ongoing graft inquiry
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2018 03:01
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and is losing out on 7 billion rand ($514 million) a year in potential tax revenue, a report funded by a tobacco industry group said on Thursday. The study carried out by Ipso
Reuters
added Jul 5, 2018 21:44
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[South Africa] S. Africa Losing $510 Million in Cigarette Tax, Report Says

South Africa has become one of the world’s biggest markets for illicit cigarette sales and is losing about 7 billion rand ($510 million) a year through related tax evasion, according to a report published by the country’s producer-funded Tobacco Institut
Bloomberg News
added Jul 5, 2018 21:43
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Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
Casino.org
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26
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Costs, contracts and the narrative of prosperity: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farming livelihoods in Kenya

Tobacco farming households enter into contract with tobacco companies to realise perceived economic benefits. The narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic undertaking for smallholder farmers, however, is inaccurate in the context of Kenya.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2018 04:57
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Australia Spent $28M To Defend Philip Morris Case, Sen. Says ($$)

The Australian government incurred approximately $28.6 million in costs defending itself from an ultimately unsuccessful multibillion-dollar arbitration in which Philip Morris challenged the country's plain-packaging legislation for cigarettes, an Austral
Law360
added Jul 3, 2018 08:32
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[UK] Revealed: $39m cost of defending Australia's tobacco plain packaging laws

Documents say the total figure is $38,984,942.97. That is the total legal amount invoiced to the Department of Health on behalf of the commonwealth by “external service providers”, related to the bilateral-investment treaty dispute between Australia and
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 16:34
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[Australia] Morning mail: 'Mammoth cost' of tobacco plain packaging fight

can finally be revealed, despite the government’s efforts to keep the cost secret. The commonwealth government spent nearly $40m defending its world-first plain packaging laws, according to freedom of information documents. Former senator Nick Xenophon an
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:54
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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Mixed anti-smoking efforts

It is significant that a local government has introduced regulations stronger than the national legislation on an issue that concerns public health. Similar ordinances are reportedly being considered by some other governments, including in the city of Ch
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 30, 2018 22:16
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