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[Kentucky, North Carolina] KASPEROWICZ: UN Health Group Plotting Massive Global Tax on Tobacco, Without U.S. Input

The World Health Organization will meet behind closed doors in Russia later this month to vote on a proposal that would encourage most of world’s countries to impose a huge tax on tobacco, one that would double or even triple the price of cigarettes and
The Blaze
added Oct 1, 2014 15:40
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Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19
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In Case We Didn’t Know the Difference Between “Big” and “Little” Cigars, the New York State Tax Department Tells Us What it Is

The importance of the ruling is that little cigars are taxed at the same rate as cigarettes, which is lower than the rate on big cigars. This is probably the most important tax development to come along since the Internal Revenue Service released Revenu
National Law Review
added Sep 7, 2014 13:40
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

Manama: A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female studen
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:24
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Kuwait considers proposals to raise tobacco tax, cancel sugar subsidy

Kuwait's Ministry of Health is considering proposals to ask the government to increase tax on tobacco products and cancel subsidized sugar from citizenry's monthly ration with a view to helping control non-communicable diseases (NCDs), said MoH Undersecre
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Jul 13, 2014 13:19
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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: It's hard to take seriously Imperial Tobacco's objection to tax hike

“Smoking is a cause of various serious and fatal diseases such as lung cancer, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and heart disease.” Once your company makes such horrific if accurate admissions, you no longer have standing to complain about any aspect of go
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 9, 2014 20:21
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[Australia] The $13 trick to get kids smoking

A $13 packet of 25 cigarettes — just slightly dearer than the average price of a pack of illegal smokes — is the latest weapon from tobacco companies to fight the government’s tough anti-smoking laws. British American Tobacco Australia began distributing
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 9, 2014 14:40
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[Bangladesh] 'Enhanced taxes can reduce number of tobacco users'

Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) and Tobacco Control Coalition jointly organised the ATMA's regional meeting at the conference hall of Association for Community Development (ACD) demanding enhanced taxes on all tobacco products including bidi and ciga
Financial Express (bd)
added May 27, 2014 01:57
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Smoke Shop Magazine: E-Cigs at the Forefront (PDF)

Generally, existing and pending state regulation of electronic cigarettes is focused on three areas: youth access; public use restrictions; and taxation.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 24, 2014 12:46
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[Wisconsin] Revenue Dept: Wis. residents must pay taxes on out-of-state cigarettes

The Journal Times asked a Wisconsin Department of Revenue spokeswoman whether the agency considers the purchase of cigarettes in another state, to be brought back into Wisconsin for use, to be smuggling. Assistant Deputy Secretary Jennifer Western respon
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Apr 14, 2014 15:46
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