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Nevada Tobacco Tax Increase is Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Nevada’s kids and health that the Legislature has voted to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. The tobacco tax increase is truly a win-win-win solution for Nevada – a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save li
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:58
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[Italy] Electronic cigarette, that’s how the market burns | Il Fatto Quotidiano

On Thursday, the Constitutional Court rejected the maxi-tax decided by a decree passed by Letta’s government, which has imposed a 58.5 percent tax on the sale price. Taxes on cigarettes – the ruling says – are “justified by the disfavour towards a product
AgiVape News (blog)
added May 22, 2015 12:03
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Smuggled, Untaxed Cigarettes Are Everywhere in New York City

The clerk is right. Every corner store and bodega in the city seems to be selling untaxed cigarettes. ... the smuggling problem in New York is now the worst in the country... New York loses about $1.5 billion in revenue every year to tobacco tax evasion
Village Voice blogs
added Apr 10, 2015 17:29
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[Asia, India] Butt of budget, again

The government has hiked cigarette excise duty by an average of 13%. The increase is 12% in the regular slabs and 22% in micro cigarettes (<65 mm sticks). This is the fourth consecutive year of steep hikes in cigarette taxation, a first in the past 20 ye
Financial Express (in)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:26
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[Italy] Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

The tax, which was adopted in January, is set at half the rate of that on traditional cigarettes. The controversy centers on the fact that the lower rate is applied to both electronic cigarettes and to tobacco products such as Marlboro HeatSticks, which
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 11:56
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2014 KPMG Report: Illegal Tobacco at Record Levels in Australia

"The government also needs to consider how ever increasing regulation - whether on cigarette packaging or tax - creates additional incentives for tobacco smugglers. It's in their best interests - and those of taxpayers - with $1.2 billion in lost revenue
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:19
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[New York] GRAPHIC: Smuggled smokes: Nannies v Al Capone

Eric Garner died after a New York cop put him in a chokehold. His crime was selling “loosies”, or untaxed cigarettes...There are sound public-health reasons for taxing tobacco but as the map shows, the higher the taxes, the bigger the black market.
The Economist
added Feb 16, 2015 05:24
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[New York] Holy smokes! NY leads nation in smuggled cigarettes

“Public policies often have unintended consequences that outweigh their benefits,” Tax Foundation economist Scott Drenkard said in a statement. “High tax rates on cigarettes have led to unreliable revenue and increased criminal activity." New York has s
New York Journal News
added Feb 10, 2015 08:04
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[Asia] Kyrgyzstan to increase excise tax on cigarettes

"The bill is aimed at preventing spread of such destructive habit like smoking. These goals are to be reached thanks to a series of measures, including fiscal instruments. This will significantly replenish the state budget and simplify tax administration
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Feb 5, 2015 09:58
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[Asia, India] More Tax Means More Contraband Cigarette Intake: ITC

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 18:48
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