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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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Increase in Cigarette Tax Turns Controversial in Paraguay

Three months into the presidential election, the main political debate in Paraguay revolves around a bill to increase cigarette taxes and trace the product from its manufacturing to its destination in order to combat smuggling. According to local analyst
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[New Zealand] Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness of the tax increase to reduce smoking rates, and that tobacco companies should be forced to increase the prices of their products by the total percentag
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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California Leads Nation in Annual "State of Tobacco Control" Report English Increased Tax Revenue Improves State's Standing, Local Cities Step Up in Record Numbers

"This year, California began reaping the financial and health benefits of an increased tobacco tax," said Mark Johnson, Board Chair for the American Lung Association in California. "I've seen personally how effective it can be as one of my close relative
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:41
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Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota received an A for smoke-free air but got an F for its tobacco taxes. The tax on a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota is 44 cents, the third lowest in the nation, the report said. Minnesota has the nation's seventh highest tax per pack at $3
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:43
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California moves up in tobacco control, large cities lag in annual American Lung Association report

Reflecting steps taken in 2016 and 2017, California ranked at the top of the states in a report issued Wednesday by the American Lung Association. “The overall reason is the tobacco tax,” said John Yi, who manages American Lung Association campaigns for
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 25, 2018 01:42
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[North Carolina] SMOKING RATES DECLINE NATIONWIDE, NC LAGS IN REDUCED TOBACCO USE

This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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