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INDIANA IN-DEPTH: Proposed cigarette tax increase has backers, skeptics

A push to raise Indiana's cigarette tax has boosted hopes of a healthier state, but for some it also raises questions. Among them: Is a $1.50 per pack tax hike enough to make someone quit smoking? The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana is hoping to cut do
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:38
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Hike cigarette tax to cut down on smoking, says official

prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
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[New Zealand] Smokers stock up on tobacco before the 'ridiculous' price increase

Smokers are stocking up on cigarettes as a tobacco price increase rolls in with the new year. The tax on tobacco products again increased by 10 per cent from January 1, 2017. Shopkeepers and smokers said the increase was ridiculous and only made peopl
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 18:50
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[New York] Will: Good riddance, 2016

New York's Legislature raised the cigarette tax $1.60 to $4.35 per pack, expecting, illogically, that it would discourage smoking and raise $290 million annually. By 2016, cigarette revenues had fallen 25 percent and smuggled cigarettes held 58 percent of
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Jan 19, 2017 15:14
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Smoke and Mirrors? Can ongoing price increases on cigarettes continue to compensate for dropping unit sales?

deflation of the smoking population, manufacturer price hikes and higher taxes...“Once the technology reaches a level where we can mimic the conventional cigarette experience and euphoria, we will see a decline in conventional tobacco sales like we’ve nev
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 7, 2017 18:56
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Asia, Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to impose 100 percent value added tax on tobacco

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom tightens noose on smokers

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:22
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[Eastern Europe, Romania] Tobacco producers wait for new Government to set cigarette prices for next year

“The future price of cigarettes will largely depend on the tax regime, but also on the evolution of the regulatory framework,” Lazar explained, according to local News.ro. The price of cigarettes is strongly dependent the taxes imposed by the state. Th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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EDITORIAL: It’s time to raise Indiana’s cigarette tax

Not only would a higher tax discourage smoking, it could help pay for better roads... A tax rate of $2 is not likely to send more Hoosiers out of state to buy their smokes. Plus, luring smokers from other states is a shabby way of making money for Indiana
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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