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[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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Divided Florida Panel: Tobacco Tax Memo Is Unadopted Rule ($$)

In a Nov. 6 ruling, a majority of a First District Florida Court of Appeal panel agreed with a tobacco wrap distributor that a 2016 memorandum issued by...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:37
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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Retailers’ perspectives on selling tobacco in a low-income San Francisco neighbourhood after California’s $2 tobacco tax increase

Conclusions Small, independent retailers’ concerns, about selling tobacco and about the health and well-being of customers, suggest that such retailers may be important allies in tobacco control efforts, particularly those focused on the point-of-sale.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:20
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[Thailand] Smokers' shift to hike tax on loose tobacco

The Excise Department is going to raise the tobacco tax after dozens of smokers have switched to hand-rolled cigarettes, prices for which are far cheaper than factory-made cigarettes following enforcement of a new excise tax structure last year.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:47
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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[Montana, South Dakota] Results of 2018 State and Local Tax Ballot Initiatives November 6, 2018

Montana Initiative 185 increases cigarette taxes by $2 a pack to cover Medicaid expansion and generate additional general fund revenue. 45.7% 54.3%/ South Dakota Initiated Measure 25 increases the cigarette tax from $1 to $2.53 per pack and raises the
Tax Foundation
added Nov 9, 2018 02:38
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Parliament promises harsher measures against smoking

CARRERAS Limited's efforts to win parliamentary support for an improved climate for the sale of its tobacco products have failed.. Dr Tufton said Carreras is using the presence of large quantities of illegally imported cigarettes in the island to justify
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:34
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