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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign

a coalition of labor and health advocates unveiled on Thursday a campaign to impose a $2-a-pack cigarette tax through legislation or a ballot initiative. “Smoking-related disease remains the world’s most preventable cause of disease,” Dr. Richard Thorp,
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 21, 2014 01:34
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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[Australia, Canada, Russia, UK, USA] 3 Things Altria Dividend Stock Investors Need To Know (MO)

investors might wonder how much more Altria can hike prices before adversely impacting demand. To better understand the situation, let's compare U.S. cigarette prices and smoking rates to some other major markets:
Motley Fool
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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[Nebraska] Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:41
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California health and child-welfare agency may seek increase in tobacco tax

With smoking on the decline and cigarette sales continuing to fall in California, a state health and child-welfare agency that relies on tobacco taxes for funding is exploring new ways to get money.
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 20, 2014 09:58
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[Russia] ‘Smoker riots’ possible as cigarette prices rise again

At the end of his piece, which was largely devoted to matters other than tobacco, Eremenko said that the State Duma last week had approved a new increase in tobacco excise tax, the second in two years. Quoting a Kommersant newspaper story, he said that c
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 19, 2014 15:56
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[UK] Revealed: the £2m illegal tobacco baron from Rochdale on Crimestopper's Most Wanted list

The man behind a £2.2m cigarette smuggling operation has been revealed as one of 10 people from Manchester on the Crimestoppers most wanted list. Ahmed Salim Khezri, from Freehold, Rochdale, is a member of an organised crime group which supplied non-UK d
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:00
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10 Kremlin Moves That Hurt Russia's Economy

new increase in tobacco excise tax...the hike may prove to be the final straw...In a country where the average salary is 22,000 rubles ($460) and half of the male population is smoking, "smoker riots" are undesirable but possible.
Moscow Times
added Nov 18, 2014 16:33
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Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
Trefis
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26
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