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[New York] NYC hikes price of pack of cigarettes to $13, highest in US

The price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor. The new minimum price law, which takes effect on June 1, will make Ne
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2017 15:24
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[Washington] Tribe Immune From Counterclaims In $90M Tax Row: 9th Circ. ($$)

tossed counterclaims against the Quinault Indian Nation brought by the estate of a deceased tribal member in response to the tribe’s now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes, ruling that the counterclaims are barred by the tribe’s sov
Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:54
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2017 14:24
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[New York] That smoking habit will burn a hole in your wallet

While the smoking rate is declining, there were still 934,000 adults puffing away in the five boroughs as of 2015, the most recent year for which data are available...tax revenues from cigarettes have nosedived, from $123 million in 2006 to a projected $
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:49
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Bulk tobacco smuggling increases, worrying OLAF and Commission

Illegal sale of cut tobacco is on the rise in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, depriving state budgets of millions of euros in unpaid taxes. The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF says the reasons for the increase are not currently clear, while the Commission i
EurActiv
added Aug 29, 2017 13:53
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[UK] Tobacco: In a new place?

For a long time the most crucial category for c-stores, tobacco is now the most confused. Successive waves of legislation have this year transformed both the size and the physical appearance of packs, leaving smokers puzzled, and stressed-out sales assis
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:45
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[New York] Mayor de Blasio signs bill to hike cigarette pack price to $13 minimum, reduce smoking

Declaring Big Tobacco “public enemy number one,” Mayor de Blasio signed legislation to cut down on the number of places to buy cigarettes and hike the minimum price to $13 a pack Monday — with a goal of 160,000 fewer smokers by 2020. “It's very cynical.
New York Daily News
added Sep 1, 2017 03:09
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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[New York] Mayor de Blasio Signs 7 New Bills Aimed to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Use in NYC

Mayor de Blasio signed a sweeping series of anti-smoking bills Monday as part of a comprehensive effort to help reduce the number of smokers in the city by nearly 200,000 over the next few years.
NBCNew York.com
added Aug 28, 2017 18:01
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[Asia, China] Chinese lawmakers review draft law on tobacco leaf tax

The draft law was given a first reading at a five-day bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which opened Monday. The law stipulates that a tax rate of 20 percent will be levied on tobacco leaf buyers, which is unchanged
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 28, 2017 17:47
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