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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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[California] No butts about it: smoking on the ballot

The City Sonoma could become an almost non-smoking city if voters approve a measure on the November ballot. And Sonoma voters will also be asked to renew the half-cent sales tax that was originally passed in 2012. The Sonoma City Council on Monday appr
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Jul 25, 2016 20:22
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06
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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07
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[Greece] Tobacco tax revenues post temporary rise

state coffers received an additional 350 million euros thanks to the advance announcement of a hike in the special consumption tax on tobacco as of January 2017, a highly unusual practice as tax hikes are not announced in advance.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 25, 2016 02:04
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Sri Lankan President instructs to raise VAT on tobacco and remove from private healthcare charges

Sirisena said he has instructed the relevant sections to raise the Value Added Tax (VAT) on cigarettes and completely remove the private hospital charges from the tax. President Sirisena made this announcement addressing the 104th anniversary ceremony of
LankaPage.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:11
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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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