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Arizona smokers getting tax bills for online sales

About 30,000 Arizona smokers who bought cigarettes online are being hit with bills for thousands of dollars in unpaid state taxes. The Arizona Department of Revenue says smokers owe the state more than $20 for each carton they purchased after 2006 throug
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 30, 2014 05:32
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[Pennsylvania] DN Editorial: Nicotine patch

The simple part is that the district needs more money to provide a sound education for its students. The complex part is getting the state to fulfill its central role in funding public education.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Sep 30, 2014 05:19
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[Asia, Korea - South] Korea to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent

The government announced on Thursday that it would push to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent by January as part of its measures to decrease the country’s high smoking rate among adult males to 29 percent by 2020.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:29
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Editorial] War against smoking / Tobacco tax hike should be upheld

The government, therefore, should push more nonprice-related policies aimed at lowering the smoking rate and make sure the new tax revenues are not diverted to spending programs unrelated to antismoking and health programs.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:28
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[UK] Labour to Raise U.K. Health Cash From Mansions, Tobacco

U.K. opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband pledged to raise taxes on the most expensive property and tobacco companies to pay for increased health spending if he wins next year’s election.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 27, 2014 14:57
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Burning questions

Some legislators reportedly objected to the cigarette tax on the grounds that it would not help schools outside Philadelphia. Putting aside the state's unique responsibility for a district that it does in fact run, it's a valid issue. But rather than ref
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 27, 2014 14:46
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[District of Columbia] DC Increases Tobacco Tax But Exempts E-Cigarettes

the new tax also exempts e-cigarettes and any other products that have been approved by the FDA for smoking cessation. An e-cigarette is defined as an electronic vaporizer producing an aerosol that simulates tobacco smoking.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Sep 26, 2014 07:17
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam appeases Big Tobacco with toothless taxes

Vietnam's latest bid to raise its tobacco taxes will do little to curb consumption because it fails to hit the country's die-hard smokers where they hurt most – their pockets...even more useless if Vietnam signs a US-led free trade pact - the Trans-Pacif
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 26, 2014 07:15
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[New York] $5N settlement in contraband cigarette case

New York City’s Law Department on Wednesday said it had reached a $5 million settlement with Virginia-based package delivery company LaserShip Inc. over deliveries of untaxed cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 14:09
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BRIANT: The Big Picture, Part 2

So far, 2014 has proven to be even more demanding and complex ... To protect the right to sell tobacco products, the entire industry needs to continue its efforts to monitor and respond to these threats that would otherwise seek to severely restrict or ou
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 24, 2014 18:44
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