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[Asia, Sri Lanka] High taxes trigger an influx of illicit cigarettes

Over the last decade, total smoking has increased with declining cigarette volumes and growing beedi, while smuggled products have recorded an increase. Customs officials recently arrested three persons at the Colombo International Airport for attemptin
Sri Lanka Mirror (lk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Missouri] Kansas Senate panel rejects Gov. Brownback tax plan but gives OK to Democrats’ proposal

Brownback’s plan, which he proposed to lawmakers last month, would have increased taxes on alcohol, cigarettes and tobacco products.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 15, 2017 01:15
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Facing More Thai Tax Evasion Charges ($$)

announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia, Kyrgyzstan] MPs seek to impose fine for sale of cigarettes cheaper than 40 som ($$)

- For selling cigarettes at a price cheaper than 40 som salespeople will be fined, said the MP Dastan Bekeshev during the meeting of the Committee on Social Affairs, Education, Science, Culture and Public Health on Feb...
AKIpress (kg)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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Kansas Still Wrangling Over How To Tax E-Cigarettes

The Kansas Department of Revenue wants legislators to clarify how to tax vaping products. A bill passed to close the 2015 session included a tax on e-cigarettes that has yet to be enforced.
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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Illinois Judge Grants Partial Summary Judgment To Stores In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

found that a new tax Chicago imposed on tobacco products other than cigarettes violates an Illinois state law and granted partial summary judgment to a group of tobacco stores who sued the city (Iwan Ries & Co., et al. v. City of Chicago, et al., No. 2016
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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[Oklahoma] Cigarette tax increase advanced by House committee, but passage into law not assured

A proposed $1.50 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax backed by Republican leaders and the Oklahoma State Chamber lumbered from the House Appropriations and Budget Committee late Monday afternoon on a less-than-overwhelming vote. As now written,
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 15, 2017 01:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR sees P15B cigarette stamp revenue

(BIR) expects to generate up to P15 billion in revenue from cigarette tax stamps to meet its P1.82 trillion collection goal this year. “We are estimating it at P10-P15 billion and, with proper enforcement, maybe we can increase the collection, especially
Manila Times (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:47
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