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[Australia] Illicit tobacco costing taxpayers $4 billion per year

Authorities have provided information suggesting criminal tobacco networks are managing to avoid more than $4 billion a year in excise taxes. It has been reported that the criminal networks are using the profits from selling illicit tobacco to fund acti
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:01
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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CARUANA: Australia just raised cigarette prices further

Despite having the most expensive cigarette prices in the world, as of yesterday the 1st of September, Australia increased cigarette prices by a further $2.70 a pack
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Healthcare Utilization and Expenditures Attributable to Smokeless Tobacco Use among US Adults

Comprehensive tobacco control policies and interventions are needed to reduce ST use and the associated healthcare burden. Implications This is the first study to assess the impact of smokeless tobacco (ST) use on healthcare burden in the US. Findings in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:00
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[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Europe] Commission: Plain tobacco packaging does not damage the economy

A European Commission spokesperson has told EURACTIV.com that any loss in the tobacco industry’s turnover arising from health warnings or plain packaging should be offset against the cost of treating people with smoking-related diseases. The revised EU
EurActiv
added Sep 1, 2017 14:31
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack

It’s the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other toba
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:46
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