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[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
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[Canada] JHA: Tax hike on tobacco could save 25,000 lives

If Flaherty wants the gold medal for tobacco control then he should announce that every year for the next five years the street price per pack will rise by at least 10 per cent — or double his recent announcement. This will have the net impact of getting
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:26
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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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[California] STUDY: HIGHER PRICES MEAN LESS SMOKING

Increasing the price of a pack and promoting less smoking in the home could help reduce cigarette consumption nationwide, according to research by a team from the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published last week in the American Journal of
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 20, 2013 15:40
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[Minnesota] Cigarette sales down; tobacco tax revenue up in Minn.

Cigarette sales in Minnesota have dropped since a $1.60 per pack tax increase took effect July 1, as tobacco sellers have feared. Early Minnesota Department of Revenue numbers show cigarette stamp sales dropped more than 35 percent this July compared to
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Sep 27, 2013 00:30
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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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Effect of price changes in little cigars and cigarettes on little cigar sales: USA, Q4 2011–Q4 2013

Our results suggest that US cigarette smokers are avoiding the high cost of cigarettes by switching to lower priced little cigars. Increasing and equalising prices among comparable products, like cigarettes and little cigars, may motivate cost-conscious s
Tobacco Control
added Sep 11, 2015 01:31
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Companies Terminating Unpopular Products after Price Hike

British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea...decided to stop sales of Lucky Strike, one of its oldest brands, in order to focus on sales of other products such as Dunhill and Kent. ... Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea is also planning to end sales of it
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:41
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[New York] City Sues Virginia Tobacco Dealer Over Cigarette Sales

New York City has brought what the New York City Law Department said is the city's first-ever lawsuit against an out-of-state store owner for conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in the city (See Complaint).
New York Law Journal
added Dec 18, 2014 07:21
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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