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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Tobacco sales in China take hit from tax rises and luxury crackdown

China’s tobacco industry gasped for life in the first five months of the year, with sales taking big hits from tax increases and Beijing’s war on extravagance. Revenue fell 11.7 per cent year on year from January to May and profits were down 24 per cent,
South China Morning Post
added Jun 30, 2016 16:35
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[Europe] Estonia's public revenue reduced by EUR 31 mln by illegal cigarettes

According to a study conducted by KPMG, the illicit cigarette trade caused a loss of 31 million euros to Estonia in 2015... "While the consumption of illicit cigarettes decreased in both the European Union and Estonia last year, the black market still ac
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51
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Cigarette tax hike, other West Virginia laws taking effect

After months of stalled negotiations over how to balance the state budget, lawmakers in mid-June opted to bank on higher taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to raise about $98 million a year. The cigarette tax will grow by 65 cen
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 30, 2016 15:47
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Common state mechanisms regulating tribal tobacco taxation and sales, the USA, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many states with a tribal presence have no formal strategies for non-members purchasing tobacco on tribal lands. Formalising policies and harmonising tax rates may assist states in collecting tax revenue from non-tribal consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2016 20:01
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Pennsylvania Weighs Tobacco Tax

House Appropriations Committee has approved a $31.5 billion state budget that raises taxes on cigarettes from $1.60 per pack to $2.60 per pack, Trib Live reports. According to the Federal Tax Administration, the $1 increase would take Pennsylvania from th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:55
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[New York] NY Says UPS Clearly Broke Deal Not To Ship Untaxed Smokes ($$)

asked a federal judge for a win on their claim that United Parcel Service Inc. knowingly violated a deal to block deliveries of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, saying undisputed facts show UPS went afoul of the agreement.
Law360
added Jun 28, 2016 19:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tax stamps on cigarette packs, ‘no’ to foreign companies

The experts term it a good solution towards the mushroomed problem of non-tax paid cigarettes by means of tracking them. However, hiring a foreign company or outsourcing any company for printing tax stamps on cigarette packs not only involves serious rep
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoker Aquino thanked for anti-smoking laws

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), an anti-smoking group of cancer survivors, thanked Aquino for his role in the passage of the Sin Tax and Graphic Health Warning (GHW) laws. “Among President Aquino’s legacy shall always be the signing
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:30
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[California] GREENHUT: State officials addicted to nicotine taxes

readers reminded me of an even bigger and more cynical reason for the state’s approach: officials are addicted to their cut of tobacco-related revenues. Smoking rates are declining. As smokers give up their bad habit, anti-smoking programs lose tax dollar
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 26, 2016 20:06
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Poland may tax e-cigarettes

Poland mulls taxing e-cigarettes as part of a broader set of regulations for the tobacco industry, deputy Finance Minister Wieslaw Jasinski told the daily Rzeczpospolita. The Polish market of e-cigarettes is estimated at around PLN 450 million, while t
The Warsaw Voice (pl)
added Jun 24, 2016 15:52
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