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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%.
Citybizlist
added Mar 15, 2013 06:57
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[Oregon] PSU professor helps uncover how tobacco companies avoid $1 billion in taxes

James F. Pankow, a professor of Chemistry and Civil & Environmental Engineering at Portland State University (PSU), provided important analytical measurements for Bloomberg News in a recent article discussing how some tobacco products are being sold in t
The Oregonian blogs
added Mar 11, 2013 02:49
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[Florida] Cheap cigarette-cigars enticing adolescents

Dr. Barry Hummel warns filtered "cigar cigarettes" -- most of them fruit flavored -- are a rapidly increasing problem among local teenagers. In fact, he said, they are being used to introduce young people to smoking. Hummel represented the Tobacco Preve
Sebring (FL) News-Sun
added Jan 23, 2013 12:24
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Obama Proposes Cigarette Tax Increase

Under the 2015 budget proposal, the new tax rates for cigarettes and little cigars, along with estimated tax rates for other tobacco products, would be as follows: Cigarettes and Little Cigars: $1.95 per pack Chewing Tobacco: 97.13 cents per pound Mo
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:12
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[Europe] Bulgarian cigarette prices expected to increase by 30% due to EU tax

As a result of the new minimum excise duty rates introduced by the EU, the price of cigarettes in Bulgaria is expected to go up by 30% or BGN 1-1.20 in the next four years, Bulgarian daily 24 Hours reported.
Standart News (bg)
added Sep 8, 2013 11:48
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FDA Cracking Down on RYO and Internet Tobacco Vendors

The agency has issued 10,000 tobacco retailer warning letters and four warning letters for cigarette or roll-your-own tobacco labeled as “pipe tobacco.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:10
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[Korea - South] S.Korea parliament approves 80% hike in cigarette price

has approved an 80 percent hike in cigarette prices aimed at cutting consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates. The 2015 budget, which was adopted by the national assembly shortly before midnight on Tuesday, endorsed a go
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:35
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GRIER: The Case Against a Smoke-Free America

There is such thing as a refined taste for tobacco, and enjoying it in moderation.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 20, 2012 12:08
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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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[Canada] SLADE: Alberta's lawsuit against Big Tobacco has a variety of financial implications

Let's face it: The government could simply make smoking illegal because of the enormous health risk. If they did that they'd also have to look at banning alcohol and perhaps processed food
Medicine Hat (AB) News (ca)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:57
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