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[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
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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
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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.
HalfWheel
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.
HalfWheel
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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[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
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[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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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR also starts probing Philip Morris, other firms

Mighty Corp., the oldest and Filipino-owned cigarette manufacturer, described as fair and laudable the new Bureau of Internal Revenue order to include market leader Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. and other players in its fake stamps investigation.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:41
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[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08
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[Asia] High Tax on Cigarettes Pushing Young Israeli Smokers to Use Loose Tobacco

Mark Luria, an activist with the Israel Council for the Prevention of Smoking, cited figures from the World Health Organization showing that every 10% increase in the price of cigarettes leads to a 5% reduction in smoking within one to two years, and ano
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 31, 2017 14:31
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[Romania] ANAF CHAIRMAN REQUESTS CUSTOMS ACTIVITY INSPECTION, GIVEN RISE OF ILLICIT TRADE IN CIGARETTES

The chairman of the National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF), Bogdan – Nicolae Stan, requested that an analysis of last year’s activity of the General Customs Directorate (DGV) and regional customs’ directions be carried out, in view of identifying
Nine O'Clock (ro)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:26
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