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[Kentucky] County farmers fight tobacco tax

Four Christian County tobacco farmers went to Frankfort on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers against raising the state tax on cigarettes.
Kentucky New Era
added Feb 23, 2013 21:59

[Korea - South] Male smoking population to decrease with cigarette price increase

Tripling the price of cigarettes will allow the government to meet its goal of lowering male smoking rates, a recent report showed.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:46

Uzbekistan introduces new excise stamps for alcohol and tobacco ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:00

[Virgin Islands, Maryland] Examiner Local Editorial: Unintended consequences of cigarette tax hikes

As Heartland Institute budget and tax specialist John Nothdurft noted at the time, "Maryland's 'successful' cigarette tax has increased a budget deficit that nonsmokers will end up paying for." Which is exactly what happened, of course.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jan 11, 2013 09:09

[Virginia] 60% of cigarettes sold in New York are smuggled: report

The Tax Foundation said that 60.9% of cigarettes sold in New York State are smuggled in from other states. This makes New York the biggest importer of black market cigarettes, along with the state's highest tax rate of $4.35 per pack. That's compared to
added Jan 11, 2013 08:46

Booze, smokes on agenda for quirky gov't group

These are the proud scientists, rule-makers and trade ambassadors of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, one of the federal government's least-known and most peculiar corners. The bureau, known as TTB, collects taxes on booze and smokes and tel
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2012 14:54

[Burkina Faso] Africa: Regional Conference on Tobacco Taxation in ECOWAS Countries

The workshop aims to inform decision makers about the similarities and differences of current policies and practices regarding tobacco taxation in West Africa and on strategies to implement in the context of economic unions to harmonize these policies a
added Nov 21, 2012 16:47

Missouri tobacco tax to remain nation's lowest

for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: "This is a sad day for Missouri. While we respect the will of voters, we do not respect the last-ditch scare tactics tobacco companies used to confuse voters and thus preserve their profits from sell
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2012 10:52

[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45

[Portugal] Smokers lined up as deficit scapegoats

Tobacco taxes may be subject to a 30 percent hike in the new year following a proposal from the CIP – the Business Confederation of Portugal.
Portugal News (pt)
added Sep 28, 2012 23:26
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