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[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools

Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
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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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[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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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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Grape- and strawberry-flavored cigarillos soon will cost more in Ohio

Little cigars that come in tempting flavors of grape, peach and strawberry will cost more under Ohio's newly approved two-year budget. Lawmakers more than doubled the tax on cigarillos from 17 percent to 37 percent of the wholesale price. This makes the
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jul 15, 2013 17:39
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[New York] 2 NYers admit guilt in illegal cigarette case

State and federal authorities say two people have pleaded guilty to charges they illegally made cigarettes on an Indian reservation in northern New York. They say 53-year-old Robert Oliver, Sr., of Burke, and 48-year-old Jody Swamp, of Hogansburg, admitt
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2013 18:14
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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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[New York] Despite law, tribe sells 1.7 tons of cigarettes online

“NO STATE TAXES, NO REPORTS to anyone EVER and NO Surprise Tax Bills,” boasted one site, Nativeblend.net. “The USA Federal PACT Act is in effect, but we beat it legally.”...New York City ... suing a Virginia-based delivery company, Lasership Inc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 14:35
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MORE: Egypt Issues New Tax Decree on Alcohol, Cigarettes

Cigarette tax set at 50% per pack of 20, in addition to charge ranging from 1.75 Egyptian pounds to 2.75 pounds, depending on the price of the pack, according to presidential decree published in Official Gazette. * Foreign, domestic beers taxed at 200%, w
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 6, 2014 21:56
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Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen

But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
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