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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09

[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37

[Asia] China Just Raised Tobacco Taxes. Smokers Might Not Notice

China loses 1 million people each year to smoking-related diseases, and raising the nation's current 5 percent tax rate is seen by health advocates as one of the most effective ways to reduce that grim toll. Last year WHO even adopted the theme "Raise Ta
Bloomberg News
added May 10, 2015 15:31

[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco: Imperative of circumspect regulation

the entire tobacco industry has agreed that tobacco production, sale, promotion and consumption among others need to operate within a legal and properly regulated framework....the tobacco industry itself is one of the most aggressive advocates of tobacco
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:09

[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13

[California] Jury Convicts Major Tobacco Distributor In $16 Million Excise Tax Fraud Scheme

Kim was responsible for bringing over $35 million in untaxed other tobacco products (“OTP”) into the State of California...Kim went to great lengths to conceal his OTP purchases from the State. He used front companies, set up by others at his direction,
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:35

[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51

[Canada] U of T researchers demonstrate that raising tobacco taxes will not spark contraband market (PDF)

Ontario has the lowest tobacco tax rate in Canada and the highest contraband use. The study attributes this ostensible anomaly to easy access, insufficient enforcement and penalties, organized criminal activity and misconceptions about “legal” purchase o
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:34

[Ireland] Senator calls for 99% tax on tobacco profits amid legal threat

A leading oncologist and Senator has called for a 99% tax on the profits of tobacco companies - if they pursue their threats of legal action against the State.... Professor John Crown has welcomed the news, and said the Government should do more to chall
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:39

[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 (kg)
added Feb 5, 2015 09:58
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