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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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[Washington] STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiff, vs. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56
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Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 06:05
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[Philippines] Senate passes sin tax bill adding at least P12 per cigarette pack

Defying a lobby that raised the specter of a massive loss of jobs, the Senate on Tuesday passed the Sin Tax Reform bill that seeks to increase excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 22, 2012 12:34
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[Korea - South, Philippines] Adopting FCTC in Seoul, signatories trounce Big Tobacco

Despite pressure tactics from the tobacco industry, ratifying countries unanimously adopted a landmark protocol to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco, Corporate Accountability International said in a statement Tuesday. Such illicit trade undermines
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 13, 2012 05:34
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Turkey urges Black Sea countries to toughen taxation of tobacco products ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Oct 22, 2012 06:50
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Russia FinMin sees 10 pct alcohol, tobacco tax hikes from 2016

Russia's Finance Ministry proposes to raise excise duties on alcohol and tobacco at a slower pace after 2015 compared to the planned rate for the next three years, the Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2012 10:18
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