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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Higher tobacco tax is welcome

I’m not an economist, but Filip Palda is not much of a historian, psychologist, criminologist — you name it. To be clear, a sudden rise in tobacco taxes can have an impact on smuggling, but there is no direct correlation. The most problematic region is
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:25

Smoking-attributable burden of lung cancer in the Philippines

Considerable health gains could be achieved if smoking exposure were reduced in the Philippines. Strong enforcement of measures like increasing taxation to the WHO-endorsed rate, expanding smoke-free environments, and requiring large graphic warnings with
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2014 10:38

[UK-Scotland] Tobacco chief fires up debate over duty

Jorge da Motta, the UK chief executive of JTI ... believes that if the Scottish Government received the level of duty coming in from tobacco sales, which helps fund public services, ministers would think again about bringing in anti-tobacco policies
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:30

Turkey hikes consumption taxes on cars, alcohol, cigarettes

added Jan 2, 2014 00:07

[California] Study finds tripling tobacco tax would ignite smuggling

One out of five cigarettes puffed in California is smuggled. Yet a proposed $2 tax increase on every pack of cigarettes, which would increase the price to $9 per pack, would ignite cigarette smuggling, a new study by the California Foundation for Commerce (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 18, 2013 15:54

[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers’ income going up in smoke

“I don’t think many smokers will be quitting after the price hike. RM1.50 is just not a good enough reason to do it,” said Shirlyn Lee, an event planner who has been smoking for more than five years.
The Star (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM2b in taxes lost to illicit cigarettes Exclusive

THE government lost almost RM2 billion in tax revenue because of the sale of illicit tobacco last year. The "Asia 11: Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012" report placed Malaysia second among 11 Asian countries that suffered tax losses from the illicit cigare
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:47

Chinese smokers' cigarette purchase behaviours, cigarette prices and consumption: findings from the ITC China Survey

A significant portion of Chinese urban adult smokers engaged in cost/price-reducing purchase behaviours. Such behaviours reduce cigarette purchase prices and are associated with increased cigarette consumption. Smokers of different socioeconomic status e
Tobacco Control
added Sep 19, 2013 13:39

Florida Sets Example for the Nation in Cutting High School Smoking to Under 9 Percent

two things perfectly clear. First, it is powerful affirmation that we know how to reduce smoking and other tobacco use by implementing proven strategies, ... Second, it demonstrates to other states and the entire nation that we can drive down youth smokin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:19

[Australia] Smokes tax hike a boon for gangs: industry

THE tobacco industry has attacked government plans to hike the excise on cigarettes, saying it will hit the hip pocket of more than three million smokers and cause illegal sales to flourish. Labor has announced plans to lift the cost of cigarettes by 1
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 1, 2013 09:12
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