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Louisiana governor shelves tax plan

Mr Jindal ... last month proposed to phase out the corporate and individual income tax in his state, while covering the $2.4bn cost by raising the state’s sales and tobacco tax.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 9, 2013 15:52
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[Canada] Backgrounder - Increases to Fees and Tobacco Tax

Increases to various fees, the implementation of new fees and an increase to tobacco tax will result in increased revenue of approximately $19.3 million in 2013-14. All fees are effective April 1, 2013, unless otherwise indicated.
Government of New Foundland and Labrador (ca)
added Mar 26, 2013 15:01
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Cigarette Affordability in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette affordability in 2010 varied widely across U.S. states, a result of cigarette price increases not keeping pace with income increases in some parts of the United States, especially in Southern and Western states. In order to maximize the public h
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2013 21:59
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Report to Congressional Committees: TOBACCO TAXES Large Disparities in Rates for Smoking Products Trigger Significant Market Shifts to Avoid Higher Taxes (PDF)

GAO estimates that federal revenue losses due to market shifts from roll-your-own to pipe tobacco and from small to large cigars range from about $615 million to $1.1 billion for the same period. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has limited op
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:56
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[Egypt] Tax proposal draws tobacco industry’s ire

The Tobacco Division at the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) is to hold a meeting with the head of the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA) to discuss government-proposed taxes on tobacco products, said Ibrahim El Embaby, head of the division.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:15
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Uzbekistan introduces new excise stamps for alcohol and tobacco ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:00
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[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

The co-owner of a roll-your-own smoke shop charged in an alleged scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions into Chris Donovan's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 24, 2013 20:34
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[Germany] Smoking rules start to stub out the cigs

Germans are smoking less, with higher taxes on tobacco and bans on public smoking seemingly taking effect. The number of legal cigarettes sold last year was nearly six percent down on the previous year, while smuggled smokes held steady.
The Local.de (de)
added Jan 22, 2013 12:27
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[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
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[Malaysia] Illegal smokes still selling like hot cakes

According to the Illicit Cigarettes Study, the incidence of illicit cigarettes is 34.9% out of 44,000 packs sampled nationwide between June and August this year.
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:31
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