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[Korea - South] Cigarette Prices to Surge in Korea as Park Raises Taxes

South Korea will increase tobacco taxes for the first time in a decade as Park Geun Hye’s administration seeks to reduce smoking and boost revenue. Shares of the country’s biggest cigarette maker slumped. The price of a pack of 20 cigarettes will rise b
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2014 11:34
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[Asia, India] Government likely to ban sale of loose cigarettes, Rs 20000 fine for smoking in public

The government is considering a proposal to ban the sale of loose cigarettes, a move that will hit ITC and other cigarette makers hard as 70 per cent of retail takes place in this form. This is one of the many measures proposed by an expert panel set up
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:15
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[Korea - South] South Korea Takes Aim at High Smoking Rate

South Korea might get its first cigarette price hike in a decade. The government announced proposed anti-tobacco measures on Thursday, including an 80% price increase, banning manufacturers and retailers from advertising tobacco products and requiring p
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 13, 2014 21:03
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[Asia, India] Delhi govt to impose cess on liquor, cigarettes to fight pollution

One rupee cess would be imposed on cigarettes and liquor. The Delhi government has decided to impose cess on cigarettes and liquor in an attempt to create urban transport fund which will be used to tackle rising pollution levels in the National Capital.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:32
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[Asia] India to raise minimum age for smoking

Once implemented the minimum age for smoking will be increased from 18 years currently to 25 years. The suggestion in this direction has been issued by a committee set up by the health ministry. Besides this the committee, according to report, is also pla
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:31
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[Vermont] Defeat of campaign finance amendment especially bruising for Bernie Sanders

"The most important domestic issue facing the country is turning over Citizens United," Sanders said, because the court ruling "creates an open door … to pour unlimited sums of money into the political process." "It’s a real undermining of American demo
The Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2014 09:15
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Population Support Before and After the Implementation of Smoke-Free Laws in the United States: Trends From 1992 to 2007

The implementation of the laws may have caused support to increase, but also states that have higher support may have been more likely to implement smoke-free laws.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:03
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[Korea - South] Gov't to announce anti-smoking measures

The government and the ruling Saenuri Party are expected to announce comprehensive anti-smoking measures that will likely include a significant price hike, officials said Wednesday. "I understand the government will report its move to increase tobacco pr
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:50
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[Asia, India] Cigarette stocks fall amid reports of tough tobacco policy

Shares of cigarette companies - ITC, Godfrey Phillips India and VST Industries - fell by as much as 6 per cent amid media reports that the government may tighten norms to put check on smoking. Stocks of Godfrey Phillips slumped 6.09 per cent to Rs 2,990
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:36
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KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
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