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[Michigan] Tribe Urges Judge To Rethink Order In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is asking a Michigan federal judge to rethink his earlier ruling in favor of state tax authorities over claims involving tribal tobacco products, knocking his interpretation of a circuit court precedent.
Law360
added Jul 18, 2017 03:07
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[Oklahoma] Groups weigh in on cigarette 'fee' legal challenge

Cigarette companies and others have filed a legal challenge to the measure, Senate Bill 845, in the Oklahoma Supreme Court. ... The National Association of Manufacturers, the Texas-based McLane Company, the Oklahoma State Medical Association and the Campa
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 18, 2017 02:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Asia] India raises tax on cigarettes

India has raised the total tax on cigarettes resulting in an increase of as much as 792 rupees ($12.31) for every 1,000 cigarettes, adding about 50 billion rupees ($777 million) in revenues for the government, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. The high
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 17:12
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[UK] The Lancet Global Health: Financing transformative health systems towards achievement of the health Sustainable Development Goals: a model for projected resource needs in 67 low-income and middle-income countries

even the poorest countries can reach some level of universality...Examples include effective policy interventions to curb the rise in non-communicable diseases...eg, fiscal policies, such as public health taxes on goods harmful to health, including tobacc
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:05
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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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EDITORIAL: California’s sky-high cigarette tax may already be reducing smoking

in the long run, reduced cigarette revenue is a small price to pay for better public health. This is a tax increase that merits celebration — because it’s going to save lives.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jul 16, 2017 19:54
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[California] Where is cigarette tax revenue going?

The state's Legislative Analyst's Office said "we do not know how much of the May decline was temporary and how much will be permanent." However, we do know where cigarette tax revenue is going. The majority of the more than $1.7 billion is spent on he
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Cigarette sales dip in California after tax hike goes into effect

Initial numbers are in for cigarette sales in California, just a couple months after the tax hike went into effect, and numbers are down. In November of 2016, voters approved Proposition 56, a $2 tax increase on cigarettes which went into effect on Apri
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Africa, UK] Nations that cannot fight tobacco industry should raise taxes, says WHO

Vinayak Prasad of WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative said many African governments were at a disadvantage in the fight against the industry over regulatory controls, like graphic health warnings on packs, which are the norm in the west. They have neither the
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:19
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