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[Indiana] Cigarette tax proposal targets smoking while raising revenue

Health advocates and some lawmakers hope raising Indiana's cigarette tax by $1.50 will create a strong smoking disincentive. Public health officials say the increase is a proactive approach to reducing one of the country's worst smoking rates. It also c
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

[Australia, Ireland] Irish Cancer Society Urging Government To Increase Price Of Tobacco.

To mark World Cancer Day, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the Government to follow Australia's lead in increasing the price of tobacco. Australia plans to hike the cost of cigarettes to €28 by 2020. One in four cancer deaths in Ireland are caused by sm
KFM Kildare (ie)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55

Proposed Bills Could Drastically Affect Indiana’s Tobacco Users

This week on Noon Edition, we'll discuss a proposed bill that would raise the smoking age and increase taxes on cigarettes.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Feb 3, 2017 19:17

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR eyes 3rd-party monitor for bogus cigarettes, tax stamps

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is looking at tapping a third-party entity to monitor the proliferation of fake stamps and cigarettes in the tobacco industry. “We’re still studying it, we’re working on it,” BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay told report
Manila Times (ph)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:28

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Losses from fake stamps impact on growth – BIR

The government stands to lose more than P10 billion due to the proliferation of fake tax stamps on cigarette packs, potentially putting a dent in the country’s economy, a senior official of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said yesterday.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:48

Finland unveils drastic plan to make their nation virtually tobacco-free by 2040

Finland’s goal is for there to be less than 2% of their population using tobacco products by 2040...Finland plans to achieve this goal through policies they put into place in January 2017, such as a ban on smoking on homes’ balconies if the smoke bothers
NaturalNews Network
added Feb 4, 2017 17:05

New Mexico Could See Cigar Tax Tripled

Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, is once again pursuing an increase to the state’s taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products such as cigars, though this year he’s seeking a bigger increase than he did last year.
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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Bills Seek to Cap Hawaii's Cigar Tax at 50 Cents

While some state legislators in Hawaii are seeking to raise the state’s tax on premium cigars, others are looking to lower it drastically by way of a 50-cent cap on the state’s existing rate of 50 percent of the wholesale price.
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24

[Africa, South Africa] SA’s illicit cigarette trade smoking up a storm

South Africa accounts for a quarter of the world's illicit cigarette market‚ with taxes not paid on one in four smokes bought in the country. Despite this‚ the South African Revenue Service has failed to answer questions this week on how much the countr
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53

[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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