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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase taxes on little cigars

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars — which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos — to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there’s enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assem
Wisconsin State Journal
added May 25, 2017 01:15
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[New Zealand] JACKSON: Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies

in our haste to hurt the smoker in the pocket, we've created an environment where tobacco is now a legitimate black market target. We can fix this and make sure our shopkeepers feel safer but it requires an open mind to find the balance between health an
Waatea News (nz)
added May 25, 2017 01:13
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[Minnesota] Tax bill: Tobacco industry wins, kids lose

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that legislators passed a tax bill containing massive tax cuts on premium cigars and other tax benefits for the tobacco industry.
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:36
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Proceeds from tobacco surcharge remain unused

The health development surcharge collected on all tobacco products has remained unused, although nearly three years have passed since the government levied it. The government imposed a 1 percent surcharge on all domestically produced and imported tobacc
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 24, 2017 17:27
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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars, which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos, to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there's enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assemb
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2017 15:34
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Mid-east] UAE imposes heavy taxes on tobacco and fizzy drinks

The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually.
GEO.tv (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38
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[New Mexico] NATHAN: Tax tobacco and alcohol, not food and medicine

Unlike other exemptions, the food tax exemption benefits hundreds of thousands of low- and middle-income New Mexico families. As a consequence, the food tax exemption enjoys wide public support. It is one of the few areas of our tax code that is not broke
NMPolitics.net
added May 24, 2017 02:36
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[California] Robert Lee Ahn Campaign Slams Jimmy Gomez for "Bait and Switch" on Medi-Cal Support From Prop. 56 Tobacco Tax

"It's typical of Sacramento politicians promising support for a popular ballot initiative only to renege on those promises and potentially hurt the people most in need of affordable healthcare," Ahn said. "Sacramento already cut Medi-Cal provider rates b
MarketWired
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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Civil society exposes industry tax campaign in Bangladesh

As budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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