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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[UK] ARCHIVE: A greedy man with no sense of what is right: Damning verdict on the 'sweetheart deal' taxman who switched sides

Dave Hartnett will work with accountancy giant Deloitte for one day a week The firm's clients include Starbucks and Vodafone MP Margaret Hodge accuses him of putting 'greed' before what is right
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2015 09:57

[UK] ARCHIVE: HMRC chief Dave Hartnett faces pressure to resign over £25 billion tax break for big business

The country's most senior tax collector Dave Hartnett has been condemned by MPs for "scandalising” mistakes as pressure grew for him to resign immediately and it emerged he could walk away with a bonus and £1.7 million pension pot.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 18, 2015 09:55

Former UK tax chief under fire for joining smoking lobbyists

Health campaigners are furious that the former head of HM Revenue and Customs has taken a role with a powerful lobbying organisation that campaigns against tobacco taxation. Dave Hartnett...became a director of the International Tax and Investment Center
The Observer (uk)
added May 18, 2015 09:34

[Australia] SHEEHAN: Smoking taxes make cigarette smuggling an increasingly attractive option

The Abbott government, with its embrace of price gouging and disease porn, has crossed the same line of nanny state excess as Labor and the Greens. With smokers, the federal authorities have lost moral authority – and subversion should grow much faster t
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added May 17, 2015 10:05
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