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[Oklahoma] Tobacco industry doubts revenue estimates of cigarette tax hike

David Sutton, a spokesman for Phillip Morris USA, said the measure, if passed, would result in some Oklahomans driving to surrounding states with lower taxes to make cigarette purchases. Oklahoma would have the highest tax rate among states in the region
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 1, 2016 20:39
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California GOP opposes marijuana, gun-control, tobacco initiatives

they voted Sunday to oppose legalized recreational marijuana, higher taxes on cigarettes and a crack down on guns and ammunition.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 1, 2016 20:19
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco tax for Medicaid faces challenge in state

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma's Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2016 19:04
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Claremore (OK) Progress
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: A higher state cigarette tax is good idea ... and the state needs the money

We already have endorsed the idea of a $1.50-a-pack increase in the state cigarette tax as part of the governor’s effort to save the state’s health-care system from destruction. We thought we’d spend some time saying that it’s a good idea all by itself,
Tulsa (OK) World
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma’s Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No proof excise duty hike caused increase in illicit smokes, MCTC says

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today criticised the British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia for claiming illegal cigarette trades increased in Malaysia due to the 40 per cent excise duties hike. MCTC president Dr Molly Cheah said there were
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:04
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Sampoerna Predicts 1-2% Drop in Indonesian Cigarette Market

The drop is mainly caused by a 15 percent surge in excise and value added tax. Therefore, cigarette businesses expect the government to consider implementing fair excise policy, which can help support the business.
Tempo (id)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:44
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Apr 28, 2016 20:19
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