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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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[UK] Budget 2016 explained: Summary of key announcements from sugar tax to petrol prices

Health campaigners welcomed the latest hike on tobacco. Rises will add 21p to a pack of 20 cigarettes and 44p to a 30g pack of rolling tobacco. Ash chief executive Deborah Arnott said the “excellent news” would encourage more smokers to stub out their
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:14
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[UK] Budget 2016: Smokers punished as Chancellor puts cost of cigarettes up again

The five per cent above inflation tax on rollie smokers came as extra cash was given to border police to try and clamp down on the black market smuggling of fags. Experts say 35 per cent of a rolling tobacco in the UK is already illegally smuggled here,
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:12
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[UK] Rise in tobacco tax & Minimum Excise Tax - a significant boost to health

we’re delighted the Chancellor has heeded the calls of the health community to further raise tobacco taxes, to reduce the incentive for smokers to downtrade to cheaper products. The new tax structure will increase the effectiveness of taxation and encoura
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:34
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[Illinois] Chicago Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

Today is a truly historic day in Chicago when it comes to protecting kids from the dangers of tobacco use. We applaud Sen. Richard Durbin for his leadership in advocating for tobacco-free baseball. We also support Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:18
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[UK] Duty on hand-rolled tobacco rises 5% in Budget

A new tax on hand-rolled cigarettes in the UK Budget saw millenials immediately take to the internet to express their discontent.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 18:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament bans display of tobacco products, including cigarettes, in shops

This is aimed at "de-normalising" tobacco use, and reducing the exposure of non-smokers - especially youths - to the advertising effect of point-of-sale tobacco product displays, Senior Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor said in Parliament. The ba
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2016 18:44
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[Illinois] Emanuel touts results of illegal tobacco sales crackdown

Emanuel tried Friday to show how tough he’s getting on illegal tobacco sales in an apparent attempt to convince aldermen to approve his stalled plan to raise Chicago’s smoking age to 21, slap a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 12, 2016 10:34
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Three Reasons to Invest in RYO

reasons Myers listed for why convenience retailers should rethink RYO: 1. The Price Is Right “The category has great margins... 2. Keeping Up With the Competition... 3. A Safe Bet Myers pointed out there is little uncertainty about the RYO/MYO categor
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 3, 2016 22:45
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[Asia, Thailand] Thai tobacco maker plans cheap cigarettes to offset new tax

Thailand's state tobacco company said Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, that it will introduce a new cheaper brand of cigarettes to keep smokers from rolling their own or buying illegally imported untaxed ones due to higher prices from a recently imposed tax hike.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 14:32
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