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WALLIS: A dollar a smoke in Australia a gift to organised crime

The anti-smoking campaign, in fact, has turned into yet another political self-serving exercise. Reality has no place in this weird, self-congratulatory charade. If you consider the amount of money which is likely to go direct from the retail market into
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:12
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[Asia, India] Narendra Modi government imposes largest ever excise duty hike on cigarettes

The biggest achievement of the new government in its first 100 days has been in imposing the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes — from 11% to 72%. The government also substantially raised taxes on pan masala, gutka and other tobacco products.
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:03
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[Asia, Korea - South] Health minister calls for big hike in cigarette prices

he hopes to nearly double cigarette prices over the next six years to reduce the country's smoking rate, which is way higher than the average of advanced nations.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:59
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[Africa, South Africa] Spy love gets ugly

lurid romance between SA Revenue Service (Sars) executive Johan van Loggenberg and Pretoria lawyer and alleged spy Belinda Walter...Walter confessed to being on the payroll of tobacco giant British American Tobacco (BAT) and providing confidential informa
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16
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[Australia] Double hit for smokers could add $2.80 to cost of a pack ($$)

SMOKERS will be slugged with a double tax hit today thanks to the Rudd and Abbott governments which will add between $1.12 and $2.81 to the price of a packet of cigarettes.
The Australian (au)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:53
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[Australia] Cigarettes set to cost $1 EACH as prices jump 14 per cent today ... which government hopes will see 210,000 quit smoking

Changes hope to stop more than 200,000 Australians from smoking A survey in Victoria after the last increase found 71 percent of smokers quit or smoke less with an increase.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:46
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[Australia] Cigarette taxes jump by 13.7%, hopes more people will quit

Cigarette taxes will jump by a hefty 13.7 per cent from today, the second of four outsized increases in as many years. The excise on a pack of 20 will climb from $8.13 to $9.25, an increase of $1.12. The excise on a pack of 40 will climb from $16.26 to
Whitsunday Times (au)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:44
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[Australia] A dollar to light up: smokers brace for another jump in tobacco excise

Cigarette taxes will jump by a hefty 13.7 per cent on Monday, the second of four outsized increases in as many years. The excise on a pack of 20 will climb from $8.13 to $9.25, an increase of $1.12. The excise on apack of 40 will climb from $16.26 to $1
The Age (au)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:32
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[Canada, USA] E-cigarettes sales will suffer if regulated like tobacco: analyst

The growth in the e-cigarette category has been driven by novelty, Gorham said, adding that if the devices are kept out of view and under lock and key it will difficult to capture new sales. "E-cigarettes depend on marketing for growth and cigarette comp
Canadian Press
added Aug 31, 2014 21:34
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£28m cigarette smuggler is one of UK's most wanted tax criminals

A Rochdale man who was part of a £28m plot to smuggle cigarettes has been named as one of the UK’s most wanted tax criminals. Ahmed Salim Khezri is the subject of an international manhunt. The 24-year-old Iranian national, of Illminster, Freehold was se
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:56
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