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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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[Wisconsin] New law cripples roll-your-own cigarette shops

Save on Cigarettes owner Nick Patel, who has one shop in Racine and one in Mount Pleasant, said his sales were slashed by at least 90 percent when the Federal Transportation Funding Act was signed into law July 6. The act essentially defines retail shop
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Jul 15, 2012 12:54
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[California] Local cigar shops fear Prop. 29 tobacco tax measure

The Business Journal
added May 10, 2012 02:43
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[Belarus] Alcohol and tobacco manufacturers will focus on foreign markets

Belarus increased excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol. As a natural result, the sales of alcohol and tobacco products decreased. Belarusian manufacturers of these products, given the reduced domestic market opportunities are forced to look for export opti
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office (by)
added May 21, 2013 16:53
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firms agree to ruling

Tobacco companies said they would comply with the government's new minimum-price ruling of RM7 for 20-stick packs come Sept 1, but want strict enforcement to ensure compliance by retailers.
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:36
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Raising the Excise Tax on Cigarettes: Effects on Health and the Federal Budget

By themselves, the effects of improvements in health (including greater longevity) on revenues and outlays would have the net result of reducing deficits for roughly the next 50 years (see figure below). After that, however, the increase in spending (spur
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:43
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[District of Columbia] DC Increases Tobacco Tax But Exempts E-Cigarettes

the new tax also exempts e-cigarettes and any other products that have been approved by the FDA for smoking cessation. An e-cigarette is defined as an electronic vaporizer producing an aerosol that simulates tobacco smoking.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Sep 26, 2014 07:17
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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam loses $198 mln annually to tobacco smuggling

With around 800 million packets of tobacco smuggled into Vietnam every year, the state budget loses VND4-4.2 trillion (US$189-198 million) in taxes annually, the Vietnam Tobacco Association reported.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:10
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