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[Greece] Excise duty increase for cigarettes

The increase of excise duty on cigarettes has two objectives: first to make tobacco a luxury item, thereby forcing the population to give up smoking and secondly, to increase revenues. However, some economic analysts challenge this view. In particular, e
The Messenger (ge)
added Jul 12, 2013 22:07

[Philippines] GAMBOA: Is sin tax reform working?

BIZLINKS By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star)
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 11, 2013 13:39

Electronic cigarettes gaining popularity due to Minnesota's impending tax hike

The number of Twin Cities shops selling the "e-cigs" has been rising, and shop owners credit the $1.60-a-pack tax increase that goes into effect
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Jun 24, 2013 13:09

[Asia, Israel] Cigarette sales fall after tax hike

The recent hike in purchase tax on cigarettes has caused a 10% fall in the number of cigarettes sold according to data obtained by "Globes." This is the sharpest fall in sales of cigarettes seen in recent years. On May 9 purchase tax on cigarettes, cigar
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 17, 2013 00:47

[New York] Ruling clears way for collection of taxes on Internet cigarette sales

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara ended the fight when he dismissed the last remaining lawsuit filed by a Seneca Nation business challenging the 2010 federal law restricting the sale of cigarettes on the Web. Arcara’s decision means the Prevent All C
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jun 15, 2013 11:00

[France, New York] Should Governments Cash In on Smokers?

a reported agreement by the French government and tobacco manufacturers to delay a scheduled price increase for three months because too many smokers have quit. In the first quarter of 2013, for the first time in 10 years, the value of French tobacco sa
New York Times Blogs
added May 10, 2013 15:43

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

[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

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

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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