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[UK] Public show little support for further tax hike

The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers’ group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current level of tax – over 80 per cent on an average packet of cigarettes in the UK – is either about right (44 per cent) or too high (32 per cent
Asian Trader (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:10
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Editorial: Guam should raise tax on tobacco products

A proposal to raise Guam's tax on tobacco products is a sensible public health intervention that could help save lives. Speaker Benjamin Cruz recently introduced legislation that would raise the tax on all tobacco products. Bill 199-34 proposes to incre
postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:39
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK bounces back

The times they are a changin’ for Marlboro Man in Pakistan! Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has broken the run of loss-making quarters in the three-month period ended September 30, 2017. Looking at the firm’s latest financial announcement to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:52
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Oklahoma House Sends 4 Spending Bills to Senate

If they become law, the bills would fill only about half the hole created when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a cigarette fee passed by lawmakers earlier this year was unconstitutional.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 02:48
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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