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Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female students,” Mo
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:53
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Bloomberg-Era Reforms Haven't Stopped New Yorkers From Smoking

“This failure in public policy provides the most striking and objective evidence to date showing that Mayor Bloomberg’s aggressive anti-smoking campaign has been ineffective,” said Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the National Center.
New York Observer
added Sep 17, 2014 17:18
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[Missouri] SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups Reveal Real Reason they Opposed Ban on E-Cig Sales to Minors: Money and Protection of Cigarette Sales

they want to see electronic cigarettes taxed, just as tobacco products... Why would we want to give cigarettes even more of a competitive advantage in the marketplace by reducing the cost advantage... willing to sacrifice the health of Missouri children b
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:45
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Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians loathe giving up cigarettes and the statistics prove this out... One reason for this may be because Austria is one of the last EU countries where the minimum age for purchasing tobacco is 16 years of age. In 2006, state revenues from sales to mi
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:20
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[Missouri] CVS boldly snuffs out tobacco sales at its drugstores

Walgreens, and its slogan “at the corner of happy and healthy”....would mean more if Walgreens joined CVS to end tobacco product sales....Maybe the Missouri legislature will raise the tax from an embarrassing 17 cents a pack to $2 a pack to follow CVS’ g
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 11:05
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Who pays the most cigarette tax in Turkey

The poor smoking households benefit the most from increases in excise taxes; from a budgetary perspective, as they reduce their smoking consumption significantly, the share of their excise payment in total household expenditures declines. From a health p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:17
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[Asia, Vietnam] MOF plans luxury-tax increase on tobacco products to curb consumption

The Ministry of Finance has mapped out a two-stage plan for a luxury tax increase on tobacco, under which the tax rate will be raised from 65 percent to 70 percent in the first phase by 2016, and then to 75 percent by 2019.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 17, 2014 06:48
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[Pennsylvania] Phila. cigarette tax clears House committee

Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 17, 2014 06:41
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Argues Before Justices That MRI Use Should Be Tax-Free

In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
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