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[Missouri] Mark Hughes: A tale of two tobacco taxes

both proposals to increase taxes on tobacco are bankrolled largely by tobacco companies. Further, groups one would normally expect to support taxing cigarettes — like the cancer society and heart association — are opposing it. And groups that have previou
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jul 30, 2016 20:54

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07

Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43

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

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

[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 (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46

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
added Apr 26, 2016 14:55

[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

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

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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