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[Virgin Islands] TOBACCO TAX INCREASE PROPOSED IN VIRGINIA

A bill seeking a significant overhaul of taxes in the Commonwealth of Virginia is calling for an increase in the state’s tobacco tax on cigars and other tobacco products from 10 to 23 percent of the wholesale price. S.B. 390 addresses numerous facets of
HalfWheel
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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FRANK: Why Even Tougher Regulations on Smoking Are Justified

Each person who becomes a smoker makes it more likely that others will become smokers as well. This additional effect outweighs the harm caused by secondhand smoke...our efforts to discourage smoking, strict as they seem, may not be nearly strict enough.
New York Times
added Jan 5, 2018 21:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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Marlboro Brand Hurt by California’s Cigarette Tax Increase, Altria Says ($$)

With more than 50% of the state’s market, it was particularly sensitive to rise, CEO says
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 27, 2017 17:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ombudsman directs govt to make cigarettes ‘inaccessible to citizens’

Ministries of National Health Services (NHS) and finance have been asked to enforce the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to make cigarettes inaccessible to citizens by increasing prices and taking action again
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:29
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Bulk tobacco smuggling increases, worrying OLAF and Commission

Illegal sale of cut tobacco is on the rise in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, depriving state budgets of millions of euros in unpaid taxes. The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF says the reasons for the increase are not currently clear, while the Commission i
EurActiv
added Aug 29, 2017 13:53
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[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
Public.
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[California] Tax and Fee Guide for Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Helping your business succeed is important to the Board of Equalization. The taxes and fees you collect and pay to the state help fund state and local services and programs that are important to you and your community. Understanding the tax and fee issu
California State Board of Equalization
added Apr 2, 2017 20:06
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 22:31
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