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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: SOMASUNDARAM: Tobacco control is not just a health concern

AFTER the Deputy Health Minister announced his ministry’s plan to increase tobacco tax, comments were made that smokers would turn to illicit cigarettes... Increasing tobacco tax, implemented alongside other tobacco control programmes including education
The Star (my)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Japan] Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Jones Day, Weil, Paul ($$)

British American Tobacco PLC secured the clearance it needed from Japan’s antitrust regulator to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc. British American is receiving tax advice in the transaction from Cravath...
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15

[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Tax Battle Belongs In State Court, Vape Shop Says ($$)

A Pennsylvania vape shop challenging a state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes and their components, argued Friday that the case should be moved from federal court back to state court, arguing that its questions regarding the U.S. Consti
added Apr 8, 2017 22:08

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Victory for farmers as govt suspends tobacco tax

THE government yesterday suspended plans to introduce a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without clearance certificates, a victory for farmers, who had asked authorities to reverse the decision.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:41

Republicans move to kill Montana tobacco tax increase

Republican lawmakers took steps Thursday to kill a proposed increase in Montana’s tobacco tax by voting for a procedural motion that will make it extremely difficult to bring the bill to the House floor for a vote. The tax hike, which passed the Senate l
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 6, 2017 21:18

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SOMASUNDARAM: Tobacco tax could ‘untax’ our health — Dr Saunthari Somasundaram

More than 60 per cent of smokers in Malaysia do want to stop. We fully support the Health Ministry’s proposal to increase tobacco tax and cigarette prices, and urge them to implement licensing.
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DANCEL: Smoking ban in Philippines? Just make it more expensive to light up

Singapore cured me of that nasty habit. Eight years of living in the city state showed me all that hassle I had to deal with just to puff a stick - the pricey cigarettes, the disapproving look I got, the long walk outside the office or to a roadside smoki
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37

[Montana] Tobacco Tax Increase Unlikely To Pass The House, Republican Leadership Says

A significant tax increase to cigarettes, chew and other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, got its first hearing in the House today, having already passed out of the Senate. As the tax proposal moves forward, it faces rising pressure from Senate
Montana Public Radio
added Apr 6, 2017 03:41

[Canada] Big Tobacco warns plain-packaging will increase contraband problem as Senate studies anti-smoking bill

The industry says the Liberals’ Bill S-5 is a gift to organized crime; anti-smoking groups say concerns over the legislation are being overstated, and that plain packaging will make cigarettes less attractive to kids. Representatives of Imperial Tobacco
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05
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