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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette prices going up

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the price increase was in line with the recent Sales and Service Tax (SST) implementation on Sept 1. "The SST will cause the prices of all tobacco products to increase.
The Star (my)
added Oct 16, 2018 17:52
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives

Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives. How can that be bad? And the fact that a portion of the revenue will be used to help 100,000 Montanans keep their health care? Again, how can that be bad? Vote yes on I-185.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 15, 2018 23:59
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[UK] INVESTIGATION Vaping brands ‘target children’

The £1bn vaping industry in Britain is today exposed for using cartoon characters and images of sweets, popcorn and ice cream to market nicotine products that can hook children into addiction. A Sunday Times investigation reveals that vaping manufacturer
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:42
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco accuses feds and province of double standard on cannabis black market

Officials argue low cannabis taxes are needed to freeze out black market as ever-higher tobacco taxes encourages illicit tobacco trade
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Oct 16, 2018 20:32
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Higher taxes show way to cut smoking

In her policy address, Carrie Lam proposed a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, fearing possible harm to health and abuse by youngsters, but one measure has already achieved results
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 21:19
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[New York] SHACKFORD: Michael Bloomberg Is No Defender of the Constitution

The very idea that Bloomberg is a protector of our constitutional rights is comical. Bloomberg is the archetype of the "Nanny knows best" authoritarian... He supports just about every government effort to meddle with people' smoking habits: smoking bans;
Reason Magazine
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Society said. The cancer society released a report on Wedn
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 12, 2018 14:12
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[Oklahoma] Anti-tobacco group sees opportunity for new restrictions in new lawmakers

Woods, executive director of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, unveiled a plan Wednesday to cut Oklahoma’s adult smoking rate nearly in half. It includes some major policy shifts, such as raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21; prohibiting smoki
Tulsa (OK) World
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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Indexation of Tobacco Excise and Customs Duty and Smoking Prevalence Among Australian Adults, 2001–2010: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

inflation-adjusted duty was not associated with changes in smoking prevalence, but it may have prevented upward pressure on prevalence that increasing affordability could have exerted. Frequent increases in duty greater than the growth in both wages and g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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