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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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TOBACCO TAXES / Disparities in Rates for Similar Smoking Products Continue to Drive Market Shifts to Lower-Taxed Options: Statement of David Gootnick, Director, International Affairs and Trade (PDF)

In its 2012 report, GAO suggested that Congress consider equalizing tax rates on roll-your-own and pipe tobacco and, in consultation with Treasury, consider options for reducing tax avoidance due to tax differentials between small and large cigars
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:15
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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Hatch Statement at Finance Committee Hearing on Tobacco Taxation (PDF)

Given the fact that roll-your-own tobacco is taxed at around 10 times the rate of pipe tobacco, this market shift deserves our attention. ... Though we’re talking about a specific set of federal excise taxes on a product that is controversial, that sho
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:11
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LIVE VIDEO: Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded

U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:08
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Wyden Statement on Tobacco Tax Avoidance and Evasion

Today the Finance Committee will examine a classic case of tax evasion: How dozens of companies making tobacco products dodge taxes owed under current law by changing only a few words on packaging labels. This evasion fleeces taxpayers out of billions of
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 11:00
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[UK] Mean and median cigarette consumption in the last week, by sex and smoking status: 2003-2013 [XML]

GOV.UK
added Jul 25, 2014 11:01
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[UK] Smoking, drinking and drug use among young people in England in 2013 (PDF)

Pupils’ smoking behaviour has been collected on this survey since the series began in 1982. Smoking behaviour was monitored every two years until 2000, and every year since. From 2000, core smoking questions have been included each year and in alternate
GOV.UK
added Jul 25, 2014 10:44
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[UK] School pupil survey: smoking, drinking and drug use at decade low - Health & Social Care Information Centre

Today's report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows that just three per cent of pupils were regular smokers2 in 2013 compared to nine per cent ten years ago in 2003.
GOV.UK
added Jul 25, 2014 10:36
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[UK] Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England - 2013 [NS]

This report contains results from an annual survey of secondary school pupils in England in years 7 to 11 (mostly aged 11 to 15). 5,187 pupils in 174 schools completed questionnaires in the autumn term of 2013.
GOV.UK
added Jul 25, 2014 10:35
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