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Sharp drop in Tonga smoking

TOBACCO sales have been hit by new import duties in Tonga, making many lower income smokers give up or cut back on consumption.
PNG Industry News (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:22
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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Winnebago Tribe: Nebraska Colluding With Big Tobacco To Regulate Cigarette Sales ($$)

In settling claims by the tobacco industry that it had not diligently enforced its escrow statute, the state of Nebraska accepted terms that “violate principles of federal Indian law, invade tribal sovereignty, discriminate against tribes, and illegally
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 29, 2018 18:00
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[New York] Seneca man's tax fight with NY goes to state's highest court

could determine once and for all if New York State can collect sales tax on any items sold on Indian reservations...Section 6 of the state’s Indian Law. It states: “No taxes shall be assessed, for any purpose whatever, upon any Indian reservation in thi
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added May 1, 2018 18:45
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[India] Tax Gutkha, Khaini, Zarda in a Standardised Way to Check its Use: Report

According to a new report, unless countries figure out how to tax smokeless tobacco (SLT) products in a standardised manner, they will find it difficult to check its widespread use. The report — Global Smokeless Tobacco Control Policies and Their Impleme
News18 (Global Broadcast News) (in)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Fighting stick with stick

the anti-tobacco campaigners, independent research organisations, the Ministry of National Health Services (MNHS) etc, reject this claim and stress that the production of cigarettes has increased drastically due to tax concessions, and the revenue target
The News (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:19
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco control is losing ground

To give readers some context, the health ministry called for a 100 per cent increase over what is being proposed by a draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which is to come into effect in 2020 and sets the tax at VND1,000 or US$.044. Taking into conside
Vietnam Net
added Apr 26, 2018 14:40
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