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[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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[Indiana] Tobacco, opioid epidemics claimed 14,200 Hoosier lives in 2017, studies say

The studies, released Tuesday morning by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, recommend that Indiana raise the state tax on cigarettes by $2 a pack, raise the legal age of smoking to 21...
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Oct 30, 2018 17:09
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[UK] ASH comment on Budget: Missed opportunity

ASH is disappointed that the Chancellor has not increased the annual tobacco tax escalator from 2% to 5% above inflation (RPI) as recommended by ASH and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies in its submission to the Chancellor.[2] Reducing the aff
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 20:26

[New York] High Court Won't Hear Tribe Member's NY Cig Tax Challenge ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a tribal member’s challenge to New York state’s imposition of a tax on cigarette sales within Native American reservations, leaving undisturbed a...
added Oct 30, 2018 17:13
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