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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Virginia] Altria Group will pay $3,000 bonus to all non-executive employees

said it also plans to set aside $35 million over three years for philanthropic programs in the communities where it has operations, focusing particularly on nonprofit programs in youth development and workforce preparedness. The money is in addition to th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:29
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[Nebraska] Winnebago tribal chairman calls ATF raid attack on tribe's sovereignty

Tuesday's raid by federal agents at four sites owned by Ho-Chunk Inc. is being considered as an assault on the Winnebago Tribe's sovereignty, the tribal chairman said late Wednesday. Frank White said in an email statement that the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 2, 2018 18:32
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Dual use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and smoked tobacco: a qualitative analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies that discourage smoking, particularly excise tax increases on smoked tobacco and smoke-free space restrictions, appear important in prompting ENDS use. Future research could explore whether these policies also help foster complete transition fro
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 23:55
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[Nebraska] Federal agents swarm Ho-Chunk Inc. headquarters as part of tobacco investigation

Ho-Chunk, the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe, said the raid involved tobacco records and is the latest event in a "20-year state-tribal tax dispute." ATF agents visited Ho-Chunk Inc.'s corporate office and the sites of HCI Dist
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 1, 2018 03:27
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Indiana Health, Business Organizations Call for an Increase in State Cigarette Tax

The Raise It for Health campaign joined 25 leading Indiana health and business organizations today to call for an increase in the state's cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack, which would immediately help 50,000 adults quit smoking and prevent 40,000 kids from
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Europe] UK tobacco and alcohol prices among highest in EU

The UK’s price level for tobacco was double the EU average, closely followed by Ireland. Tobacco price levels are lowest in Bulgaria, at 49% lower than the EU average. Tobacco price levels in the EU, relative to the average
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:09
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[Ireland] 'Heated cigarettes' must face highest taxation here - TD

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West Colm Brophy has called for those 'heated cigarette' products to be taxed at the same rate as regular cigarettes - the highest rate for tobacco products - when they are introduced to Ireland.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group on tobacco tax rise: We rely on you, DOF

A health group yesterday welcomed Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III’s announcement that the Department of Finance’s (DOF’s) proposed tax package will include higher tobacco tax.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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