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[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22

The impact of an increase in excise tax on the retail price of tobacco in New Zealand

Tobacco companies do not appear to be increasing the RRPs of budget brands in line with tobacco excise tax increases. The increasing price differential between budget brands, and mainstream and premium brands may undermine cessation and impede realisation
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2015 16:04

[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37

ROSS: Taxing e-cigarettes: A lose-lose-lose for the District of Columbia

If the crusade against e-cigs is successful, the winners would be Big Pharma — sellers of hugely profitable but almost useless nicotine gum, patches and cessation drugs — and Big Tobacco. They are the ones that will benefit if the e-cig market is stifled
Washington DC Examiner
added Jul 3, 2015 15:16

[Australia] Prison cigarette levy won't be repaid

VICTORIAN prisoners won't get the money raised from a cigarettes and tobacco levy paid back to them, despite a long-term inmate's claim they never received the nicotine patches it was designed to pay for.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:11

Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco and flavored “blunt wraps” from 40% to 210% in an attempt to reduce use of the products by young adults. Unflavored and tobacco-flavored cigars would remain taxed at 40%.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:59
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52

Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52

New Cigarette Tax Starts in Nevada

Starting today, buying cigarettes will cost Nevadans an extra dollar per pack, because of a new tax that passed in the legislature this year. So far this tax has gotten mixed reviews. Smokers we spoke to aren't pleased about the extra costs and said th
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:49

[New Zealand] Tax hike chokes BAT NZ profit

The latest hike in excise tax has dented sales and profit for New Zealand's largest cigarette company British American Tobacco Holdings.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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