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[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

"We poked the bear, that's for sure," Cahill says. "And it's not because we were all around the table saying, 'Hey, we want to have a huge fight and go through trauma the next several months.' It's because it's the right thing to do."
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:36

[Mid-east, Uae] GCC needs to harmonise excise policies to prevent illicit trade, tobacco company exec says

The Gulf Cooperation Council's customs union needs to harmonise any increases in duty on tobacco if it wants to combat the threat of illicit trade, a senior figure in one of the world's biggest tobacco companies has said. Speaking at The Economist's Glo (ae)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:48

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR fails to launch track and trace system for tobacco industry

Despite falling short of the revenue target with regard to the tobacco industry, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has failed to introduce the ‘track and trace system’, designed specifically to curb tax evasion in the tobacco industry.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:11

McMILLEN: A vaccine to stop lung cancer? It’s made from tobacco taxes and legislation

Evidence compiled over many years shows that a combination of hard-hitting media prevention campaigns, strict laws and higher taxes can reduce the numbers of teens who start smoking and nudge adults smokers toward quitting.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hike in cigarette prices won't lead to more smokers turning to illicit cigarettes, says Health Minister

While cigarette prices will go up, it will not be so drastic as to make smokers turn to illicit cigarettes to satisfy their addiction, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. "In our assessment, we are not only looking at increasing duties bu
The Star (my)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:14

[Montana, South Dakota] STROUD: Voter Warning: Regressive Tobacco Taxes Do More Harm Than Good

This year, voters in two states—Montana and South Dakota—will determine whether additional revenue should be collected from cigarette sales to fund programs other than cessation. This revenue would be generated from tobacco taxes, which are often market
Town Hall
added Nov 1, 2018 15:16

Heated tobacco products and combusted cigarettes: comparing global prices and taxes

The tax advantages being given to HTPs may instead of providing a price signal to a consumer looking to switch, be providing a profit signal to tobacco companies to switch over to selling more HTPs and fewer combusted cigarettes. The implications of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:10

[UK] UP IN SMOKE Budget documents reveal tobacco tax shake-up for smokeless cigarettes

[PMI] told The Sun: “We welcome this announcement by HM Treasury of a new category for heated tobacco and the rate that is significantly lower than cigarettes. This will help smokers to understand that there is a difference between cigarettes and heated t
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 31, 2018 18:34

[UK] FAG END Budget 2018 – Cost of cigarettes soar to £10 a pack as Chancellor hikes tobacco tax

Hammond is now raising the tobacco duty by two per cent above September's inflation rate of 2.4 per cent, which adds roughly 24p, excluding inflation, to a pack of cigarettes from 6pm tonight. Hand rolling tobacco will increase by an additional one per-
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 20:27
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