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[Rhode Island, Washington] EXTRAS ON EXCISE: REGULATING E-CIGARETTES IS STATE LEGISLATURES’ ENDS GAME

many states are aiming to regulate e-cigarette and electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products through new legislation. So far, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Utah and Washington have all introduced bills that would adopt o
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Make Mighty pay to prevent heart attacks, strokes of 70,000 poorest patients

disclosed that P1 billion from unpaid taxes due the government could pay for a year’s worth of maintenance medicines, laboratory tests and medical care of around 70,000 of the poorest Filipinos who are at risk for heart attack or stroke due to tobacco use
Philippine News Agency (PNA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] KHALIB: Unspoken cost of raising the price of a ciggie — Azrul Mohd Khalib

The reality is that there is no quick way to address this issue without coming to grips with the fact that smokers are individuals who make their own choices whether to smoke or not smoke. To succeed in getting people to do the latter as is the increasi
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Delaware] FLEENOR: The proposed cigarette tax hike: Unfair and unwise

The $16 million Gov. Carney hopes to raise by hiking cigarette and other tobacco taxes will be offset by losses in other parts of the budget and for local governments. Depressed sales and shuttered businesses mean lower income tax revenue as well as incre
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[California] With $2 Tobacco Tax Looming, SF Doubles Down On Anti-Smoking Campaign

"Heavy smokers are going to continue to smoke, and most heavy smokers already don't have that much money," said Ribhi Mohammed of the Lower Haight's O'Looneys Market. That's why the city is redoubling its efforts to get smokers to quit altogether. Star
Hoodline
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Asia, India] Use GST to curb illegal cigarette trade, tobacco body says

Shares 1 Thu, 30 Mar 2017-02:50pm , PTI The GST is an unique opportunity for the government to address the growing illegal cigarettes trade in the country, according to Tobacco Institute of India (TII). The institute, a body representing interests of le
DNA India (in)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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[California] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax Goes up $2 This Saturday

Starting this Saturday, April 1, cigarettes and tobacco related products are going to be much more expensive. The tax on them will go up by $2 dollars, from $0.87, to $2.87. Voters passed the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act
KSEE 24 (Fresno, CA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[California] Huge cigarette tax will kick in Saturday

On Saturday, the tax on a pack of cigarettes in California will increase $2, rising from 87 cents to $2.87. The tax increase was authorized when voters in November approved Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax A
Stockton (CA) Record
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes won't impact smoking rates, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said on Thursday any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very chea
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:49
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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