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Pennsylvania Tobacco Tax Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

But lawmakers missed an opportunity to discourage kids from using any tobacco product by exempting large cigars and most cigarillos from the tax (one of only two states to do so) and by implementing a weight-based tax on OTPs. The weight-based tax could
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:43
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E-Cigarette Tax May Be New Fix as Tobacco Money Goes Up in Smoke

smoking rates are falling, and the number of Americans who vape is on the rise. While the long-term public health effects aren’t certain, the impact on state budgets is clearer. After peaking at $17.1 billion in 2011, state cigarette tax receipts fell to
Bloomberg News
added May 19, 2016 11:55
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[Asia] Faulty taxation makes tobacco 'highly affordable' in Bangladesh, study find

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project’s (ITC Project) study found that the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased ... This calls for a reform in the tobacco tax system as “tobacco users may switch between tobacco product
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46
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Top tobacco control experts to FDA: Studies of e-cigs suggest more benefit than harm

Seven top international tobacco control experts are prompting regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to have a broad "open-minded" perspective when it comes to regulating vaporized nicotine products, especially e-cigarettes. Writing in
EurekAlert
added Apr 26, 2016 14:55
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[Russia] Putin’s soviet anti-smoking campaign

Polls show there is 90 per cent compliance and 80 per cent approval of the new laws...It is the fact that the tobacco industry in Russia is 95 per cent foreign that has made smoking a relatively easy target...the anti-smoking movement is still heavily fun
Prospect Magazine (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:19
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California initiative avalanche makes signatures more valuable

Trench warfare around the petition process seldom flares openly in campaigns. But it was on display last week when proponents of the cigarette tax alleged that tobacco industry lobbyists threatened to sink the tobacco tax and the income tax extension on
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 03:34
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[Europe, Ukraine] EU opposes introduction of minimum prices of cigarettes

Setting minimum prices for cigarettes goes against Ukraine's deep and comprehensive free trade area (DCFTA) commitments, according to a report of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine. This commitment stems from the Directive 2011/64/EU of 21
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:58
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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Australian adolescent smoking rates drop to record low; cigarette pricing, plain packaging, public education praised

In 2014, 6.7 per cent of teens described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers / Researchers say data shows effectiveness of plain packaging laws, price increases and public education campaigns / The latest figures out of New South Wales show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:01
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[Canada] Convenience Stores Applaud Creation of New Enforcement Team to Fight Contraband Tobacco

"The Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA) is pleased that Correctional Services Minister Yasir Naqvi and Finance Minister Charles Sousa are taking steps to address contraband tobacco with the creation of this task force," said OCSA CEO Dave Bryan
MarketWired
added Jan 26, 2016 22:54
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