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[Africa, Zimbabwe] State to limit tobacco smoking

Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Fraudsters caught in Crewe after evading more than £120,000 duty on cigarettes and tobacco

Pensioner Jeffrey Oakden was involved in the operation for more than a year and fraudulently evaded £121,814.36 duty. Joiner Jason Clough was involved on just one occasion and evaded nearly £10,000.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[California] Tobacco sales falter, not so much here

According to the state, sales have dropped statewide, but Rishad Shami, a clerk at Kings Smoke Shop at Main Street and Olive Avenue, said their sales have hardly slowed. “If it dropped, you can’t notice it,” said Shami as customer after customer came in
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Aug 5, 2017 15:05
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Sparks Continue to Fly in Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Debate

The drama surrounding Oklahoma’s cigarette fee has dragged on into summer. ... In response to the initial lawsuit, the Oklahoma solicitor general filed a brief in support of the cigarette fee, claiming the law primarily functions as a health initiative to
Tax Foundation
added Aug 4, 2017 20:59
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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Report: Mississippi needs more policies to fight cancer

The state that led the fight against "Big Tobacco" in the nineties has no state-wide law guaranteeing smoke-free restaurants, bars and workplaces.... "I don't think raising taxes is a way to solve a budget issue or a bad habit," said Rep. Sam Mims, R-McCo
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Aug 3, 2017 09:17
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[Latin America] Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending.
Demerara Waves (gy)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco tax revenue to reach W3tr in 2017

Revenue from taxes levied on cigarettes is forecast to reach 3 trillion won ($2.8 billion) for the first time ever this year, government data showed Wednesday. Starting in January 2015, South Korea jacked up the price of cigarettes by 80 percent from 2,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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New Zealand Campaigners Seek Tobacco Tax Hike

Researchers and experts in tobacco control, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and Maori and Pacific peoples interest group Hapai Te Hauora suggested the increase alongside other measures aimed at cutting down smoking in New Zealand. Their mode
Tax-News.com
added Aug 3, 2017 14:01
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Longitudinal Associations of Local Cigarette Prices and Smoking Bans with Smoking Behavior in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

We found no association between smoking bans and outcomes, and no evidence that price effects were modified by the presence of bans. Conclusions: Results underscore the importance of local prices, but not hospitality smoking bans, in influencing older ad
Epidemiology
added Aug 21, 2017 13:22
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