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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20
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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

The states this year will collect a record $27.5 billion in revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 3 percent of it – $721.6 million – on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:15
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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[Mexico] Cigarette smoking up between 2011, 2016

Smoking rates in Mexico increased over the past five years despite campaigns, initiatives and laws to discourage tobacco use, a national survey reveals. The 2016-2017 National Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption Survey (Endocat) showed that smoking pr
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Dec 12, 2017 03:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Chad Owen: Cigarette tax-stamp discount benefits local wholesalers, not big tobacco

Big tobacco manufacturers such as RJ Reynolds do not receive the money that the article refers to. The cigarette tax-stamping discount (Wis. Stats. 139.32(5)) is provided to wholesale distributors to reimburse them for the significant expenses they incur
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[Kentucky] State lawmaker proposes $1 assessment per pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products to generate Medicaid dollars

Stephen Meredith hopes to convey in next year’s legislative session as he tries to pass a bill that would create a $1 health care reimbursement assessment on every pack of cigarettes sold in Kentucky starting Oct. 1. Meredith pre-filed the bill on Thursda
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco tax to cover public healthcare deficit: Ministry

Finance Deputy Minister Mardiasmo has said the government would start setting aside revenues from the tobacco excise duty next year to fund the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), which has suffered a deficit since the program kicked
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[South Africa] Bongani Mabusela: Cheap tobacco a big problem

Because of illicit trade, the progress that South Africa has achieved in reducing tobacco consumption since 1993 is fast being undone through the availability of cheap tobacco. The provisions of the Tobacco Products Control Act 83, 1993 are becoming aca
The Herald (za)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:48
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