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[New Zealand] Zoe Hawke: Subsidising vaping to cut smoking rate

The Maori Party wants taxpayers to subsidise the cigarette alternative in a bid to stamp out smoking. Zoe Hawke, national tobacco control advocacy general manager for Hapai Te Hauora told Rachel Smalley tax revenue from cigarettes should be used to subs
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:49
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[Oklahoma] Cigarette tax expert says state could see millions and health benefits

Oklahoma would raise millions in new tax revenue and save thousands of lives by raising the cigarette tax to $1.50 per pack, a tobacco taxation expert said Tuesday. Frank J. Chaloupka, an economist who has extensively researched tobacco taxation, said dur
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[Colorado] Permanent tax break for tobacco retailers advances with help from cigar-loving lawmakers

An effort to extend a tax break for Colorado cigar retailers advanced Tuesday with the help from a couple powerful aficionados. Senate Bill 139 would allow companies that sell cigars and some tobacco products to claim a refund of the state’s 40 percent
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 6, 2017 02:05
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[New York] Sheriff's office arrests three in past week for untaxed cigarettes

New York City Sheriff's Office has arrested three people in the past week for selling untaxed cigarettes and other illegal tobacco products, according to the office's twitter page. The first two arrests happened within the confines of the NYPD's 123rd Pr
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 3, 2017 02:56
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Why do people use electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes)? A content analysis of Twitter, 2012-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings suggest the reasons for using ENDS is in part to circumvent existing policy regulations for controlling combustible tobacco use. Three of the 7 most cited reasons for vaping focused on evading policies, such as novel flavors (e.g., cherry) th
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:20
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[Indiana, Kentucky] Why Many Tobacco-Friendly Business Groups Are Now Switching Sides

Smoking restrictions often are part of broader wellness initiatives, such as promoting exercise and nutrition, aimed at improving health—and business. "Smoking isn't just killing us, it's bankrupting us," said Ashli Watts, a spokeswoman with the Chamber o
Reuters
added Apr 3, 2017 17:24
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End-game within reach

A new report proposes the immediate and accelerated implementation of three actions aimed at ending cigarette use by US adults... The report, Ending cigarette use by adults in a generation is possible, was the work of a team of tobacco control and health
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 5, 2017 00:38
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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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Business groups, once tobacco-friendly, switch sides in fight

Even in states where tobacco has played an important role in the economy - including North Carolina, Kentucky and Missouri -chambers have endorsed cigarette tax hikes, raising the smoking age and othe... "Smoking isn't just killing us, it's bankrupting us
Reuters
added Feb 28, 2017 06:10
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[Mid-east] Jordanians protest new taxes

Hundreds of Jordanians protested Friday across the kingdom... The government earlier this month imposed new sales taxes on internet and mobile use, bread, domestic fuel and petrol, cigarettes and fizzy drinks.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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