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[Uae] FTA outlines tobacco tracking, threatens businesses with bans

In October 2017, the UAE introduced a 100 per cent Excise Tax on tobacco products, effectively doubling their price overnight. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) says that compliance with the tax reached 97.7 per cent in its first year, although the major
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House panel OKs bill hiking tobacco excise tax

Suansing explained the panel agreed to make the unitary excise tax on cigarettes P35 per pack by January 1, 2019, and P37.5 by July 2019, P40 by July 2020, P42.5 by 2021, and P45 by 2022. This will be followed by a 4 percent increase annually every July
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:55

[Oregon] FRUITS: Taxing e-cigarettes may do more harm than good

With such high risks and costs associated with cigarette smoking, taxes and regulations should seek to encourage smokers who can’t quit to switch to less harmful products. Reducing harm should be the objective, rather than an unattainable goal of zero ha
The Oregonian
added Nov 28, 2018 22:06

[South Africa] Allegedly illicit cigarette brand takes pole position in SA

“In a remarkable show of defiance, manufacturers of cigarettes selling below the minimum tax have expanded ...” the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa said...Gold Leaf Tobacco’s RG brand was now the top-selling brand in SA overall, having overtaken all
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:32

[South Dakota] Record $26M spent on defeated tobacco tax measure in Montana

the most expensive ballot issue in Montana since at least 2002, and likely in state history, according to reports. The hefty price tag was driven by one tobacco company that spent heavily in Montana and in South Dakota to successfully defeat tobacco tax
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 28, 2018 02:32

SADAWSKI: Could Sweden have figured out a way to stop people from smoking?

it is illegal for any snus maker to claim that their product is better than cigarettes. However, the Swedish government eventually created tax incentives for snus makers. Given the history of Swedes and their unwavering love for snus, it is safe to say t
The Global Dispatch
added Nov 27, 2018 21:50

On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45

[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19

[District of Columbia] How D.C. smokers and stores are responding to $2-a-pack cigarette tax hike

The drop in legal sales and spike in black market “loosies” are the result of $2-a-pack increase in cigarette taxes that took effect last month, making the nation’s capital one of the most expensive places to be a smoker. The total taxes add up to nearly
Washington Post
added Nov 23, 2018 16:49

[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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