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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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[California] Riverside County PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION June 5, 2012: Proposition 29-Additional tax on cigarettes

NO 112,308 60.60% YES 73,021 39.40%
City of Riverside (CA) Registrar of Voters
added Jun 7, 2012 13:48
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AUDIO: Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra revenue if they move ahead with a plan to remove the current cap of 50-cents per cigar in state taxes. Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek said the cap means cigar aficio
Northwest News Network (PBS)
added Jun 23, 2015 11:14
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[Asia-pacific] Less Stringent Regulatory Framework as Compared to Cigarettes Drives the Global Cigar Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Machine made cigars, cigarillos and little cigars represent the bulk of the global cigar market in terms of volume and value. The relatively less stringent tax framework and regulatory structure for cigars in comparison to cigarettes is driving smokers to
PR Web
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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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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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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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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[Wisconsin] Roll-your-own cigarettes move toward taxation at The Assembly Room

Dane County Circuit Judge John Markson denied an injunction request from The Assembly Room Inc., which operates the private, nonprofit club in Menomonee Falls. The Assembly Room, which opened in November, offers a no-alcohol social outlet for adults who
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Feb 16, 2013 22:44
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[Europe] Croatia Will Increase Excise Tax on Tobacco From July

Croatia will raise excise taxes on tobacco products after it joins the European Union in July, Finance Minister Slavko Linic said.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 2, 2012 13:44
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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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