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[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59
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[Australia] Mystery Chinese donor Zi Chun Wang tops political donations with $850,000 gift to Labor

Tobacco giant Philip Morris donated $93,000 to the Coalition and $35,000 to the Liberal Democratic Party of crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm, who has used Parliament to defend the rights of smokers and described the latest increase in excise on cigare
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 25, 2015 15:47
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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[Italy] Electronic cigarette, that’s how the market burns | Il Fatto Quotidiano

On Thursday, the Constitutional Court rejected the maxi-tax decided by a decree passed by Letta’s government, which has imposed a 58.5 percent tax on the sale price. Taxes on cigarettes – the ruling says – are “justified by the disfavour towards a product
AgiVape News (blog)
added May 22, 2015 12:03
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[Vermont] State Tobacco Tax Legislative Update

this year, Vermont has become the first—and so far only—state to raise cigarette and tobacco tax rates. Before the Vermont legislature adjourned on May 16, lawmakers passed a couple of different tobacco-related bills including a cigarette and little ciga
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 20, 2015 23:46
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[Jersey, UK] Raise cigarette tax to pay for cancer staff, says hospital consultant

Consultant cardiologist Dr Andrew Mitchell says smoking rates are not dropping as fast as hoped He has called for tax on cigarettes to be increased to raise money for a lung cancer nurse
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added May 19, 2015 08:36
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[New York] CRUDELE: How untaxed cigarettes can lead to funding terrorism

the Village Voice recently pooh-poohed the notion that illegal cigarette sales were fueling terrorism. Well, that paper should meet Burroughs.... If you buy cigarettes for a price that is obviously too good to be true,..., your money could be going to ter
New York Post
added May 19, 2015 03:03
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[Australia] Tobacco industry threatens to launch super-cheap ciggies as officials want more power to seize illicit tobacco

The tobacco industry has threatened to launch super-cheap cigarettes costing just $9 a pack in response to a growing black market in cheap, illegal tobacco, which health officials claim they are powerless to seize. The NSW Cancer Council has slammed the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 19, 2015 00:56
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[Washington] Don't kick smokers out of city parks

I’m a regular smoker and a heavy user of Seattle’s parks. Right now, a proposed complete ban on smoking in Seattle parks is being mulled by the parks board. The ban is supported by Mayor Ed Murray and the city’s former acting parks superintendent. From t
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 18, 2015 11:03
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[Australia] SHEEHAN: Smoking taxes make cigarette smuggling an increasingly attractive option

the massive price mark-ups, the de facto criminalising of tobacco growing, and the state-imposed disease porn, is a classic example of a rampant nanny state passive aggression, where imposition is justified as For Your Own Good, for a product which is leg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15
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