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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group says tobacco farmers gained from sin tax law

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said the P210 million worth of assistance provided to tobacco farmers is a living proof that they gained from the six-year-old sin tax law. Farmers are forced to labor through the recent Holy Week to harvest
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:06
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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[Europe] Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

France upped the price of a pack of cigarettes one euro to €8 on 1 March. The results have been immediate and impressive. After the price increase, cigarette sales plummeted by nearly 20% in March. This is all part of a longer-term – which corresponds to
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[North Carolina] Up in smoke: Tobacco’s decline

A quarter century after tobacco was the money crop in Robeson County, bringing in hundreds of millions a year to farmers and those who provide support services, the amount of tobacco grown here is a fraction of what it was then. But the number of Robeso
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Apr 15, 2018 01:48
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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[Montana] Will state's voters get fired up over tobacco tax?

Efforts are underway to put a proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot that would add $2 to the price of cigarettes to extend the state’s Medicaid expansion program. Ballot issue No. 9, also known as the Healthy Montana Initiative, was filed Feb. 22 by several heal
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 21:58
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Strong Link Between Cigarette Tax and Illegal Smuggling Rates

Our most recent research is now complete through 2016. We find that from 2015 to 2016, none of the top five smuggling states for inbound traffic changed positions. Nevada, the biggest mover in our annual ranking, leapt 35 places to number six in the natio
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Apr 14, 2018 01:34
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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[USA] Russian legislators draft tit-for-tat sanctions on US alcohol, tobacco and agro-products

"It implies a ban or restriction of the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food products originating in the United States or other countries that supported the measures that the United States imposed on our country," he said. "It concern
TASS (ru)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:07
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