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[Asia] Cigarette tax hike is Indian government’s ‘biggest achievement’ of first 100 days

The Economic Times of India has said that the biggest achievement during the first 100 days of the new Indian government has been the imposition of the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 3, 2014 16:48

[Indonesia] Pictorial warning on tobacco products ineffective: YLKI

The Indonesian Consumer Foundation (YLKI) says pictorial warnings showing the health dangers of tobacco use on cigarette packs do not lead to a significant decrease in the numbers of smokers in Indonesia. “Therefore, apart from the pictorial warnings, t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:19


As the new public smoking ban in Russia to came into effect on Sunday, lawmakers also submitted a new draft law hiking the minimum price on cigarettes in the latest bid to change the country’s attitude to smoking. The new law would see a 41-percent incr
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Jun 4, 2014 21:12

[UK] VIDEO: Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market. However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.
BBC Online
added May 31, 2014 23:34

[UK] Black market cigarettes on the rise after 150 per cent tax increase since 2010

The consumption of non UK duty paid tobacco (NUKDP) is showing its first increase in recent years as cigarettes have faced a 150 per cent tax rise since the start of 2010. The amount NUKPD of roll your own (RYO) tobacco has risen to a staggering 48 per
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2014 12:51

[New York] FedEx hit with $235m lawsuit from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for shipping untaxed cigarettes

The attorney general is charging FedEx with violating state and federal law by delivering more than 400,000 cartons of cheap and untaxed cigarettes to consumers across New York State. The filing says the shipments cost the state a 'direct tax loss' of mor
New York Daily News
added Mar 31, 2014 10:54

[Philippines, UK] British American Tobacco: Higher sin tax has not kept people from smoking

cigarette consumption has remained the same despite an increase in the excise tax on tobacco products. The proposal to raise the so-called sin tax on tobacco products was met with concern, especially from lawmakers from North Luzon who said higher taxes
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:35

[Uae] New warning over GCC tobacco tax

Anti-smoking campaigners urging a 100% increase in duty on tobacco products in the GCC have been warned that the move would fuel illicit trade in the region by gangs targeting young people, and lead to a growth in cigarette counterfeiting, impacting on l (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59

Tobacco tax revenues fall in Italy

Lower tobacco product sales last year cost the Italian government 730 million Euros in reduced taxes
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 22, 2014 16:30

[Ohio] E-cigarette bill passes House despite criticism

the bill continues to draw fire from those who say the hidden purpose is to shield the products from state cigarette taxes. With the sales of electronic cigarettes reaching an estimated $1.7 billion in 2013, Rep. Stephanie Kunze, R-Hilliard, said her bil
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Nov 14, 2013 12:04
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