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Kansas, Kickapoo Tribe Reach New Cigarette Deal ($$)

The state of Kansas has sent the state Legislature a new cigarette tax deal with the Kickapoo tribe to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, the state’s governor and attorney general said in a statement on Thursday.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16
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[Europe] Brussels urges Belarus to raise excise taxes on cigarettes

[EC] has called on Minsk to raise its excise duty rates to EU levels. Günther Oettinger, the EU’s Budget Commissioner, for the first time recognised that low excise taxation on cigarettes in Belarus encouraged illicit trade. The main drivers of cigarett
EurActiv
added Feb 23, 2017 21:15
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[New York] FedEx Can't Pare Claims In NY Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

judge on Tuesday denied FedEx's bid to trim a suit brought by New York City and state attorneys alleging the company made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations and other states, finding that FedEx isn't exempt from cert
Law360
added Feb 23, 2017 21:04
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A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from [ATF]...racketeering lawsuit brought by a collective of tobacco farmers who say they we
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 16:28
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[Africa] BAT Uganda profits drop by 65 percent

has blamed the increased taxation and a tough economic environment for the decline in its 2015 net profit position. The cigarettes importer and marketing company reported a profit of Shs7.8 billion in 2016, down from Shs20.2 billion at the end of 2015.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 22, 2017 15:50
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New Hampshire Cigar Tax Defeated & Cigar Bar Redefined

According to a member of the Cigar Association of New Hampshire the bill that proposed the addition of a 65% tax on premium cigars has been defeated by more than a 3-1 margin with many politicians from both sides of the aisle voting against the increase.
The Cigar Authority
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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Connecticut Could See Cigar Taxes Go Up

A bill introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly could have cigars costing more this summer, as the governor is calling for a $1 increase on the current tax cap amongst a number of other increases that are part of his proposed budget.
HalfWheel
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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[Mississippi] Chairman: Bill with gas and tobacco taxes won't go to House

But the committee chairman, Republican Jeff Smith of Columbus, did an about-face Tuesday, saying that he won't bring the bill to a vote in the 122-member House. Smith would not say what prompted the change of plans.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2017 21:12
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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