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[Missouri] Tobacco tax campaign makes pitch to youth health advocates

Organizers of a ballot initiative to increase Missouri’s tobacco tax tabbed the increase at 60 cents because polling showed a $1 increase, which studies have shown prompt people to quit smoking, would not pass, a spokesman for the tax campaign told the Yo
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 23, 2016 00:29
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[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47
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[Pennsylvania] ESHELMAN: Is anyone more taxed, more mistreated than cigarette smokers?: Nancy Eshelman

I smoke. I've smoked for 50-plus years. I've dropped a lot of money into the state coffers by smoking a legal product. I don't mind paying tax on my cigarettes. But why should I, and other smokers, provide nearly two-fifths of the new revenue that will
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jul 22, 2016 17:07
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-tax paid cigarettes causing Rs24bn annual loss to exchequer

More than 1.6 billion illegal (non-tax paid) cigarettes are smoked on an average every month in Pakistan. “Approximately, one out of every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan is illicit which is 137 basic points higher than the global average,” accordin
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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[Finland] Government moves to tax e-cigarettes

The Finnish government is planning a new tobacco tax that will extend to include electronic cigarettes. A decision regarding taxation of e-cigarettes will be decided upon in autumn budget process meetings. The new taxation level would be 30 cents per mi
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back from dip

Cigarette sales for the first half of 2016 have risen 14 percent compared to the same period last year, coming back from a sharp drop early last year due to a price hike, according to data Wednesday. According to research firm Nielson, over 35.3 billion
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:27
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. cigarette tax will be nation's 10th highest

The budget-balancing $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase that takes effect on Aug. 1 will make Pennsylvania's $2.60 levy the 10th-highest in the nation. New Jersey's $2.70 per pack is 9th. In Philadelphia, the tax will be $4.60 per pack, which includes a
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 19, 2016 19:14
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[Pennsylvania] 'Sorry about the death': Should Pa. balance its budget off smokers trying to quit?

This year, no single group lost more than smokers and the businesses that cater to their nicotine habits. They shoulder nearly two-fifths of the new revenue used to balance Pennsylvania's $31.5 billion budget, including a 40 percent e-cigarette tax that
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jul 19, 2016 19:13
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