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WHO urges China tobacco tax rise amid smoking boom

The World Health Organization is urging China to raise tobacco taxes, saying tariffs are an effective deterrent in curbing consumption, even as data showed separately that cigarette smoking in China is rising as the economy cools. WHO Director-General Ma
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 19, 2012 06:53
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[Kansas] Tobacco lobby accuses Kan. Revenue Dept. of blowing smoke

The bill increases fines for convictions of trafficking untaxed tobacco or obstructing tax collection on tobacco. Initial convictions would come with a fine of $1,000 to $2,500 and repeat convictions could result in a $100,000 fine or jail time. ... Toba
Hays (KS) Post
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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[Canada] House Government Bill - Bill C-43 - First Reading (41-2)

Part 3 amends the Excise Act, 2001 to provide a refund of the inventory tax, introduced in the February 11, 2014 budget, on cigarettes that are destroyed or re-worked, in line with the refund of the excise duty that exists for tobacco products that are d
Parliamentary Internet (Canada)
added Oct 24, 2014 16:03
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: PA. TOBACCO POLICIES Cigar tax lost in smoke screen

Someone very powerful in Pennsylvania doesn’t want to see a state tax collected on cigar sales... For now, it seems the health and survival of Pennsylvania’s cigar industry remains a chief concern of the majority of state lawmakers, topping worries abou
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 18, 2014 21:16
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[Maryland] Another tax hike on cigarettes and cigars gets kicked around

Tobacco lobbyists and anti-smoking advocates went head to head in a high-stakes hearing Wednesday on the legislature’s latest proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $2 to $3. The tax rate on cigars would triple from 30% to 95%.
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Mar 16, 2013 13:53
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Senate Democrats go after tobacco tax loophole to increase revenue

A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37
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[Missouri] Columbia tobacco store struggles after change in tobacco rolling law

Once Hendren turned the machine off, he said Roll On's sales were cut by more than half. Now he said he is still in debt for the money he owes on the idle, $30,000 machine and must borrow money to keep his doors open.
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Nov 9, 2012 14:27
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[New Zealand] Your Issues

Tobacco tax has increased by more than 30% since April 2010. It's getting even higher. / Council by council, outdoor smoking bans are getting more and more repressive. / From 23 July 2012 on, smokers will no longer be able to see the choice of tobacc
My Opinion Counts (Philip Morris New Zealand)
added Jul 20, 2012 10:30
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Obama law could send 1000 cheap cigarette stores up in smoke

'This law is not designed for people to comply with,' Phil Acordino, president of RYO Machines, which began manufacturing roll-your-own cigarette machines in 2008. 'It's designed to put these people out of business,' he told the Huffington Post. 'They c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 14:06
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Price of cigarettes to double from Sunday

The Saudi government will from Sunday start implementing a selective tax that includes products that are harmful to health, primarily tobacco, energy drinks and sodas. Recent statistics show that 6 million smokers in Saudi Arabia will be affected by the t
Arab News (sa)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:14
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