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[Asia, India] Cigarette Taxes Weigh on ITC Results, Shares Fall

profit fell slightly short of analyst estimates as higher taxes on cigarettes and a government push to discourage tobacco consumption hurt sales, sending shares down 5 per cent Wednesday.
Reuters
added Jan 21, 2015 10:22
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Kentucky Could Nearly Triple Cigar Taxes

Among the bills the Kentucky House of Representatives will consider this session is House Bill 132, a 213-page document that proposes a number of tax increases to tobacco products of all kinds, including an increase that could result in a nearly 300% incr
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 11:13
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[New York, Virginia] NYC man busted with 500,000 untaxed cigarettes in his van

He admittedly boasted of his earnings to police, and told investigators he peddled the smokes across Staten Island and Brooklyn about every 10 weeks... “I go to Virginia every 10 weeks, I make $5,000 to $7,000 on a load, a carton sells between $40 to $50
New York Post
added Dec 18, 2014 07:30
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[New York] Did Anti-Tobacco Laws Kill Eric Garner?

New York City’s leading smokers' rights activist, Audrey Silk, says anti-tobacco politicians have blood on their hands ... “The antismokers from Bloomberg on down are standing there like frozen statues - ‘don’t look at me, don’t look at me’ - because the
U.S. News & World Report
added Dec 8, 2014 15:37
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[New York] OLSON: Bootleg cigarettes, Prohibition and the death of Eric Garner

I noted at yesterday’s Repeal Day panel at Cato that according to figures last year, New York’s unusually high cigarette taxes had brought it an unusual distinction: an estimated 60 percent of consumption there is of smuggled or illegal cigarettes, much
Overlawyered.com/
added Dec 7, 2014 18:04
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[New York, North Carolina] USDA given second extension in Reynolds lawsuit

complaint that the USDA has failed to properly collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from Native American cigarette manufacturers Onondaga Nation and T&D Enterprises, both of New York state...government has failed in its duty to diligently enforce the laws.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:37
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UWIMANA: I SPENT A DAY WITH A GUY SELLING ILLEGAL CIGARETTES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK

He tells me his name is Debo Lato. He’s 51 and his “office” is just outside the bodega, right in front of the spot where Garner was killed on July 17. A makeshift memorial—candles, cards, and flowers—still rests on the spot where Garner, a six-foot-three
Vice.com
added Oct 23, 2014 16:26
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[Asia, Korea - South] Korea to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent

The government announced on Thursday that it would push to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent by January as part of its measures to decrease the country’s high smoking rate among adult males to 29 percent by 2020.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea to hike cigarette price by 80%

South Korea on Thursday proposed a steep 80 percent hike in cigarette prices to cut consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:06
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[Asia] Cigarette tax hike is Indian government’s ‘biggest achievement’ of first 100 days

The Economic Times of India has said that the biggest achievement during the first 100 days of the new Indian government has been the imposition of the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 3, 2014 16:48
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