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[Philippines] Tabaqueria says new excise tax to devastate cigar industry

In a letter, Tabaqueria de Filipinas Inc. appealed to President Aquino not to pass into law House Bill 5727 or the sin tax bill as it would result to almost 12,000 percent increase in the price of Philippine cigar which it called a long-treasured nationa
Malaya (ph)
added Jul 15, 2012 13:39
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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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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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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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[Canada] Increase the cost of cigarettes to snuff out smoking in Nunavut: study

a recent study urges the Government of Nunavut to enact "substantial tobacco price increases, indoor and outdoor smoke-free restrictions, underage purchasing restrictions, as well as mass media campaigns, evidence-based prevention and cessation programs,
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:58
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[Malaysia] Drastically Raise Cigarette Prices in Our Next Budget

The Government should raise cigarette prices to RM30 from the current RM10 for a pack of 20 sticks if it is really serious about curbing the smoking scourge.
Consumer Association of Penang (my)
added Jul 26, 2012 08:27
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[Connecticut] OLR Bill Analysis: sSB 357 / AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES.

This bill makes anyone who has or allows someone to use a "cigarette rolling machine" to make cigarettes at his or her retail or commercial premises a tobacco product manufacturer, subject to existing laws and restrictions governing such manufacturers wh
Connecticut General Assembly
added Jun 4, 2012 10:33
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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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Five Cigarette Companies Among Armenia's Top 20 Taxpayers

Two of the largest cigarette producers in Armenia are Grand Tobacco and International Masis Tabac. In the first quarter of this year Grand Tobacco paid 2.528 billion (US$ 5.261 million) in taxes, up from 1.733 billion AMD in the same period last year.
HETQ.am Investigative Journalists (am)
added May 12, 2015 14:11
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[Israel, Palestine] West Bank cigarette prices expected to increase

Cigarette prices in the West Bank are expected to rise slightly after Israel brought up prices by 0.28 shekels per pack, a Palestinian Finance Ministry official said. Bandi Dahdah, who is in charge of custom tax department, told Ma'an Saturday that Pales
Ma'an News Agency (ps)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:24
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